Case report: what can exist after apparent functionality?


  • Susana Peñas-Cuesta Psicóloga Clínica. Centro de Salud Mental de Villalba. Comunidad de Madrid.
  • Irene de la Vega-Rodríguez Psicóloga Clínica. Hospital de Día de Trastornos de Personalidad. Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid.



borderline personality disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, treatment


The borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe disorder consisting of a general pattern of impulsivity and instability in relationships, self-image and emotions which often require intensive, multidisciplinary and long lasting treatment. We present a clinical case with this type of approach, a 30 year old patient with BPD and body dysmorphic disorder with predominant impulsive and potentially harmful behaviors.


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Peñas-Cuesta, S., & de la Vega-Rodríguez, I. (2013). Case report: what can exist after apparent functionality?. Acción Psicológica, 10(1), 109–114.



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