Tag Archives: diagnostic labels

Survivor hypervigilance and the danger of false labeling

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Earlier today I wrote that I thought my daughter may have NPD because she had taken my phone when she lost hers, and seemed uncaring that I had no way of contacting her or…

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Personal bias and diagnostic labels.

Thought I’d throw this one here too.   Leave comments on the original post.  

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Diagnosis: Complex PTSD

My therapist finally spilled the beans (at my insistence) and thinks PTSD or complex PTSD is the closest fit for what I actually have.   BPD may have fit once, but he doesn’t think it does any longer, if it ever … Continue reading

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My therapist is about to tell me what I have.

My therapist has issues with psychiatric labels (as I do), but over the past year I’ve been driving myself crazy trying to figure out exactly what I have, flip-flopping back and forth between Complex PTSD, BPD, Avoidant PD, and even … Continue reading

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Deconstructing the confusion about my disorders.

The crazy history of my other blog. I know what my real diagnosis is: CPD (Confused Personality Disorder). Enjoy!

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