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Discussing Multiple Personality Disorders with Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri

Please welcome back to #THEKNOW, Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri! In this episode, Nikki and Dr. Rachna talk about personality disorders and how important it is to spark conversation around them. Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri is a renowned expert in the field of mental health, specializing in personality disorders. She has dedicated her career to understanding and treating these complex conditions. Not only is Dr. Rachna an expert in these conditions, but she is also a compassionate and empathetic professional who touches the lives of those seeking support. Join us as we dive into a transformative conversation about science, treatment options, and the keys to living a fulfilling life with a personality disorder.



In this episode…

  • Personality disorders

  • Types of personality disorders

  • Clusters A, B, and C of disorders

  • Narcissism

  • Borderline personality disorders

  • Hope surrounding BPD

  • Living with anxiety

  • Instability in relationships

  • 7 traits of BPD

  • Impulsive behaviors

  • Distinction between BPD and Bipolar Disorder

  • Self-sabotage

  • Finding the right therapist

  • Sharing this information out of love and compassion

  • Following your gut feelings



Quotes:


“Personality disorders are something that affects not only the individual but everyone else around them.” 6:00


“People with Borderline Personality Disorder can learn to manage it and go on to have fulfilling and meaningful relationships.” 9:35


“I want people to move away from the judgment surrounding these disorders and the stigma that a grey cloud hangs over mental health in general. There is hope for a better life ahead.” - Nikki Spo 10:30


“Having the constant feeling of emptiness is saddening. You spend your days in and out dealing with the feeling of emptiness. It can be debilitating.” 27:20


“Mindfulness gives you the pause between reaction and responding. It gives you that minute to think about how you will react. Mindfulness is very helpful for people who struggle with BPD.” 36:35


“If you feel like someone would benefit from seeking therapy, come from a place of compassion and empowerment rather than judgment.” 40:20



Timestamps:

0:00- 2:00 | Introduction

2:00- 7:10 | About personality disorders

7:10- 14:50 | Borderline Personality Disorders

14:50- 32:00 | Traits of Borderline Personality Disorders

32:00- 38:30 | Finding the right therapist and treatment options

38:30- 45:02 | Sharing this information from an angle of love and compassion



7 traits of BPD: (30:16)

Fear of abandonment

A pattern of unstable relationships

Identity disturbance

Impulsive behaviors

Suicidality

Constant feeling of emptiness

Frequent mood swings



Connect with Dr. Rachna Buxani-Mirpuri.

Buxani Care office #: (786)-608-HOPE

Email: rachna@buxanicare.com


Connect with Nikki



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