Caring for a patient with Personality Disorder longterm

  1. I wonder if any of you has any sage advice.
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  3. by   adrienurse
    To clarify, this person has several PD's but most notably has borderline PD
  4. by   elizabeth321
    It is even harder working with personality disorders

    Liz
  5. by   IMustBeCrazy
    Advice: Don't get pulled into the emotional vacuum that is borderline behavior. Limit your time spent with them, for instance to 10 minutes per interaction. Always reward positive behaviors (think 3 year olds), ignore negative attention seeking behaviors. This is the most therapeutic for BPD's.

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