Those who have borderline personality disorder (BPD), and those who have subclinical levels of BPD features, experience distress and impairment in important life domains, especially in their interpersonal interactions. It is critical to understand the factors that alleviate BPD symptoms in order to help affected individuals lead healthier lives. Rejection sensitivity and sleep disturbance are two factors that may maintain or exacerbate BPD symptoms, yet new research indicates socially supportive relationships are related to symptom remission.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2016Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-57)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Counseling psychology