Archive: Personality Disorders, Perdita Felicien

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Today we're going to take a look at people struggling overcome personality disorders. Individuals experiencing one of these 10 types of disorders experience a range of symptoms. Some people suffer paranoia, while others see the world in extremes and find it impossible to have stable relationships. Who are these individuals and why are they considered the most difficult to treat? Answers from our medical panel. More To Life regular Dr. David Goldbloom, a psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is here. And he's joined by Dr. Shelley McMain, a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of people with borderline personality disorder. She's also with the Centre. She ran into world headlines and jumped into the hearts of every Canadian. We were watching on August 27th, when 23 year-old Perdita Felicien of Pickering won the gold medal in the 100-metre hurdles at the World Track and Field Championship in Paris. She is the first Canadian woman to ever win a medal at this event, and she's our next X-Factor profile.
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