Sentence Examples

  • While taking some risks and the ability to think for yourself is part of growing up, teens who gravitate toward self-destructive behavior often end up feeling on edge and out of control.
  • However, people with high functioning autism have an IQ in the normal range and may display none of the compulsive or self-destructive behavior often seen in low-functioning autism.
  • Borderline personality disorder-A mental disorder characterized by mood swings, unstable interpersonal relationships, poor self-image, and self-destructive and impulsive behaviors.
  • DBT is used to treat older adolescents with suicidal thoughts or who intentionally engage in self-destructive behavior or who have borderline personality disorder.
  • There is also a therapeutic aspect to these programs, which involves talking about self-destructive behavior and the emotional issues facing the troubled teen.