Borderline Personality Disorder: Meet the Parents, Part II

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In Part II of Dr. David M. Allen’s post on Borderline Personality Disorder (Part I is linked), he continues the discussion of family issues that can lead to children born with BPD. He emphasizes that the development of BPD from family emotional conflicts is rare; however, children of parents who resent them are prone to this disorder. Some of the reasons he includes for parental ambivalence are the untimely death of a child, financial difficulties, chronic illnesses, bipolar disorder, the influence of religious or cultural values concerning childbearing, parent-child role reversals, and keeping a marriage intact for the sake of the children.

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