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The Rejection-Rage Contingency in Borderline Personality Disorder

Anger that is inappropriate, intense or uncontrolled (APA, 2000) — the quality of anger central to the definition of rage – is among the DSM-IV criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD). Not all individuals with BPD experience rage, nor is rage the only intense, dysregulated emotional experience associated (BPD). Not all individuals with BPD experience rage, nor is rage the only intense, dysregulated emotional experience associated with the disorder. Yet, because relationships are deeply desired by individuals with BPD, and because high-quality relationships have been associated with improvements in the course of the disorder (e.g., Gunderson et al., 2006; Zanarini, Frankenburg, Hennen, Reich, & Silk, 2005), the destructive effects of rage on the stability of both personal and therapeutic relationships make it a particularly devastating symptom. For example, in a population survey of couples, BPD symptom severity was associated with the perpetration of marital violence and increased probability of marital dissolution (Whisman & Schonbrun, 2009

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4990070/

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