-High-Functioning Borderline Personality Disorder

An important thing to know in trying to understand Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is the distinction between sufferers who are high-functioning and low-functioning. About 6% of the population has this condition but only one in four end up receiving the diagnosis. The ones who are diagnosed are usually the low-functioning individuals who are suicidal, self-mutilate, … Read more-High-Functioning Borderline Personality Disorder

-Short list of BPD criteria versus Trump’s behavior

Here are the 9 criteria to diagnose Borderline Personality Disorder compared to Trump’s behavior (he appears to meet 8 of them): 1. Relationship problems due to chronic faultfinding – YES 2. Reckless impulsivity (sex, spending – bankruptcies) – YES 3. Emotionally unstable – YES 4. Uncontrolled anger – YES 5. Self-mutilation and/or suicide attempts – … Read more-Short list of BPD criteria versus Trump’s behavior

-Faultfinding & Anger

Relationship problems due to chronically finding faults in others and anger are the two traits that best distinguish Borderline Personality Disorder from the other personality disorders (such as narcissistic personality disorder). Here are two examples showing these traits are very much embedded in Donald Trump’s character: Relationship Problems!   Anger  

-What is the world missing in trying to understand Donald Trump?

They are missing the likelihood that Donald Trump has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The two traits that best distinguish Borderline Personality Disorder from other mental illnesses are: 1. Relationship problems (due to chronically finding faults in themselves and others) 2. Anger Both of these traits are prominently displayed by Donald. Relationship problems — has anyone … Read more-What is the world missing in trying to understand Donald Trump?

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