What is it about?
Dramatherapy is an effective form of therapy for people struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) - also know as Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD) - and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). This is illustrated through a case study of a woman who suffered extreme child abuse and as a result, struggled with suicidal urges, severe self-harm, disturbing flashbacks, depression and paranoia.
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Why is it important?
BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) is a complex and distressing condition that can have a huge impact on a person’s life, particularly in relation to relationships, self care and self esteem. Dramatherapy is an approach that can genuinely support people living with this condition.
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This page is a summary of: Silenced in Childhood: A Survivor of Abuse Finds her Voice through Group Dramatherapy, Dramatherapy, March 2014, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1080/02630672.2014.926958.
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