43 thoughts on “Extreme Emotion, Problem Behaviors and BPD: Dialectical Behavior Therapy’s Bio-Social Theory

  • March 23, 2010 at 7:58 pm

    i’ve read that bpd folks are also highly visually sensitive…so they prob have higher/hyper “preset” arousal levels and/or less quiet neural arousal…let’s also remember that the behaviors are symptoms and NOT the illness.

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  • June 4, 2010 at 1:10 am

    i think simply being labelled BPD is “invalidating” in itself. i understand the diagnosis when it’s presented as simply having more intense emotions, but my experience with DBT just replicates the invalidation and scolding i experienced growing up, so i can’t see it as useful.

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  • March 10, 2011 at 6:53 pm

    for me, when we were young we started to express our emotions with our family. It is crying,laughing, being mad because of something. But i think getting extreme emotions comes from our outside environment. When we go out from our natural environment we experience different personalities and we learn to cope with it and manages to handle it. But some people can’t manage it so, the tendency of it is being too emotionally or being too over reacting at some times. Especially, nowadays people are so exaggerated especially in my country. it is more likely to be a habit and even the words are being exaggeration. So, form my own personal opinion i really think getting extreme emotions is from the people around you. Whether it is from your family or from you peers.

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  • May 12, 2011 at 1:58 am

    people who suffer from this conditons of personality disorder,thus have a problem of controlling their emotions which leads to extreme behavior, even if they dont want to have this, they tend to fell this way.

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  • July 4, 2011 at 6:05 am

    In my point of view,extreme emotions is within our selves. It depends on how we interpret and accept such thing. Extreme emotion makes the person stoic and out of balance on his self control. this lead to unthinkable decision and action. Indeed, this is a feelings that cause by pain and throe.

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  • September 7, 2011 at 9:57 am

    Every emotional experience we had has a purpose.We just have to understand and learn from it.Just think positive and learn to trust our selves is the best way.

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  • October 31, 2011 at 11:15 pm

    How would I start if I wanted to talk to a doctor about this, where would I start?

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    • November 7, 2011 at 11:12 am

      The answer to your question depends on your circumstances. Some possible ways to start would be to try to find therapists or psychiatrists in your area that are familiar with and trained in DBT. You can begin by doing a google search for the term, along with your area. If you’re planning to talk with a Dr. who is unfamiliar with DBT, you might bring in some literature on the topic. If your Dr. is not trained in or open to the treatment, he or she may be able to refer you to someone who is.

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  • February 1, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Every emotional experience we had has a purpose.We just have to understand and learn from it.Just think positive and learn to trust our selves is the best way.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 12:08 am

    what we are is always the result of our childhood experiences and we can also, always change this either for the better or for the worse. We just have to be aware of what we truly feel and we can control these emotions if we want to. This is a preventive measure for not developing a BPD. With the help of those we trust and love, I think we can also change, if one cannot regulate their emotions. Thank you for the Information. 🙂

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  • February 19, 2012 at 6:47 am

    Emotions are broad and extremely powerful that can affect out life with just a snap. It’s like a stimulus an response that should go together all the way. People should learn to handle or just cope up with their emotions because it’s your baggage to carry. It is what makes you unique to others on how you cope up with your emotions.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 9:34 am

    For me, Extreme Emotions comes naturally, it comes in every person’s life and everything just depends on how strong an individual is for him/her to have the capability to handle the emotions that is he/she is facing as of the moment. those extreme emotions can be triggered and become more worse when an individual will not know how to handle the difficulties in life. Sometimes the Maturity level is really very important to be seen at times like this because the more mature you are, the lower the risk of having Extreme Emotions. Extreme emotions goes hand in hand with the lessons learned and the experiences that you have been through because it will define how Mature you are to handle the difficult moments of your life.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 9:37 am

    For me, Extreme Emotions comes naturally, it comes in every person’s life and everything just depends on how strong an individual is for him/her to have the capability to handle the emotions that is he/she is facing as of the moment. those extreme emotions can be triggered and become more worse when an individual will not know how to handle the difficulties in life. Sometimes the Maturity level is really very important to be seen at times like this because the more mature you are, the lower the risk of having a negetive effect on Extreme Emotions. Extreme emotions goes hand in hand with the lessons learned and the experiences that you have been through because it will define how Mature you are to handle the difficult moments of your life.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 10:55 am

    I think we need to learn how to control our emotions no matter how hard it is…….
    Is there any treatment on this kind of behavior or extreme emotion?

    thanks to this blog.. i learned a lot….

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    • February 19, 2012 at 1:10 pm

      Dialectical Behavior Therapy is designed to help people who are emotionally sensitive and experience extreme and intense emotions. There are others, as well. Many targeted towards specific emotions, such as anxiety or depression.

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    • February 19, 2012 at 11:16 pm

      yes i agree that we can’t control it some point of our lives. do some techniques in bursting one’s emotions like quiet time with yourself. SHOUT!whatever you feel and have a deep breath. consult to some counselors for good advices..:)

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  • February 19, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    emotions is indeed plays a very critical role in our life.It is not only one aspect in our life, but rather, it gives flavor and meaning on our daily basis.Our emotions have two faces. The advantage and disadvantage. It gives the emotions and expression in respond to the our daily situation.It makes us human and alive. While, if our emotion doesn’t handle correctly, it may develop a lot of anxiety and burdens in life. So, we need to handle our emotions correctly and properly. Mind over emotions 🙂

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  • February 19, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    Borderline personality disorder is a psychological condition marked by a prolonged disturbance of personality function, characterized by depth and variability of moods. Dialectical Behavior Therapy is designed to give help to those people who are emotionally sensitive and experiencing intense emotions. In my own point of view, extreme emotions comprise our everyday lifestyle. Everyone has a tendency to go wild or be tamed upon the situation. Each of us has the freedom to express ourselves depending on what we feel and think. It comes in every person’s life and everything is just depends on how we answer back, reactions to a certain situation will be based on how strong an individual is or how weak is he/she. The way we were raise has a big impact also, if the upbringing is good, then the way the person face a conflict will not that be so hard because he/she has a good foundation on how to face and react every bad situation that will come in his/her way. We must express freely our emotions and share our thoughts to others so that we would not be a slave of our own self. People should learn to handle and cope up with their emotions because it’s their baggage to carry and will not be able to enjoy life to the fullest.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 11:11 pm

    what we have inside our heart doesn’t mean that we must control and hide it. this will represent our true self concept. our personality..suppression is not good especially when it is loaded.. maybe in some point we have this so called borderline personality. but we can’t help it cause it shows whatever we do to control it.

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  • February 19, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    In my opinion extreme emotions depends on how we treat it, how we interpret it and especially how do we accept those things. extreme emotion makes a person out of control because emotions are extremely powerful that just in a snap of your finger it will change our lives so fast. so this only means that maturity is very important to be seen at the times of ups and downs and we should always learned how to control our emotions.

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  • February 20, 2012 at 3:54 am

    Extreme emotions are very powerful because it affects the persons response to a certain situation. It can make things worse and can cause much hurt and pain not only to me but also to other people. And it also bring gap between people because the relationship can be affected by the way we handle situations. It is important that we managed our emotions to really know our inner self. :))

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  • February 28, 2012 at 2:37 am

    For the possessive, the intense emotions have a negative impact. such as disagreement, it occurs because the reaction he had was hurt or affect anyone else. sometimes due to an event we do not know that may hurt other people we turned to have said. For me the only unique way to avoid this occurrence is the presence of decipline itself, because by this you can control yourself what you should and should not do when you experience extreme pleasure or sorrow.;-}

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  • February 28, 2012 at 10:25 am

    i could really say that we really encounter a lot of struggles in life, but it depends on us on how we cope and handle it, but people tend to do something which is bad because they did not surpass all of these. Extreme emotions are nor really good. the right way for us to do is think for the better and for the worse things.

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  • February 28, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Emotions is natural in our life. Because without it. We can’t feel anything in our social life. It is only reminds us on how we deliver our extreme emotions. just face it and never hide. Just adapt to the stressor and adopt a healthy lifestyle. ^^,

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  • March 16, 2012 at 8:35 am

    i think an extreme emotions that has no good effect to our health and i think we need to learn how to control our emotions.

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  • March 16, 2012 at 8:43 am

    i think an extreme negative emotions that has no good effect to our health and we need to learn how to control our emotions.

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  • March 16, 2012 at 9:03 pm

    I think we need to learn how to control our emotions no matter how hard it is…….
    Is there any treatment on this kind of behavior or extreme emotion?

    thanks to this blog.. i learned a lot….

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