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Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Schizophrenia

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The word 'schizophrenia' comes from two roots, meaning _____ and _____. (Select the closest answer)

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1. Borderline personality disorder (BPD) was named that because patients were perceived to be on the edge of psychosis (loss of connection with reality), but remained more or less in control of their faculties. One of the predominant characteristics of BPD is _____.

2. One way to word the difference between schizophrenia and BPD is _____. (Select the best answer)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo is a tool that lets you compare and contrast schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. Characteristics of both conditions are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these materials, you can check your knowledge of:

  • The difference between schizophrenia and BPD
  • Types of relationships that BPD patients experience
  • Symptoms of fragmentation
  • Two root words of schizophrenia
  • Predominant characteristic of BPD

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the root words of schizophrenia
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about symptoms of fragmentation and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as BPD and schizophrenia

Additional Learning

Borderline Personality Disorder vs. Schizophrenia is a lesson that can help you cover more topics. These include:

  • What BPD stands for
  • How schizophrenia occurs
  • Symptoms of BPD
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