• AC -Adult Children
  • ACON - Adult Children of Narcissists
  • AFCH - Adult Family Care Home
  • ALF - Assisted Living Facility
  • APA (1) - American Psychiatric Association
  • APA (2) - American Psychological Association
  • ASPD - Antisocial personality disorder.
  • AVPD - Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • BF - Boyfriend
  • BIL – Brother In Law
  • Bio-Mom – Biological Mother
  • Bio-Dad – Biological Father
  • BM – Biological Mother
  • BP (1) - Borderline Personality
  • BP (2) - Bi-Polar
  • BPBF - Borderline Personality Boyfriend
  • BPD - Borderline Personality Disorder.
  • BPGF - Borderline Personality Girlfriend
  • BPH - Borderline Personality Husband
  • BPSO - Borderline Personality Significant Other
  • BPW - Borderline Personality Wife
  • CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
  • CE - Custody Evaluation
  • CPS - Children's Protective Services
  • C-PTSD - Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • CSA - Covert Sexual Abuse
  • DARVO - Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim and Offender
  • DBT - Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • DCF - Department of Children and Families
  • DD - Dear Daughter
  • DEAR - Describe, Express, Assert and Reinforce.
  • DH - Dear Husband
  • DPD - Dependent Personality Disorder.
  • DS - Dear Son
  • DSM - Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
  • DW - Dear Wife
  • EDD - Emotional Dysregulation Disorder
  • EID - Emotion Intensity Disorder
  • EIRD - Emotion-Impulse Regulation Disorder
  • EMDR - Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • En-Bro - Enabler Brother.
  • En-Dad - Enabler Dad
  • En-Mom - Enabler Mom
  • En-Sis - Enabler Sister
  • ERD - Emotional Regulation Disorder.
  • ETA - Edited To Add
  • EUPD - Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder
  • ETOH - Alcohol
  • FIL – Father In Law
  • FOG – Fear, Obligation & Guilt
  • FOC - Family of Choice
  • FOO - Family of Origin
  • GAD - Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • GAL - Guardian ad litem
  • GC - Golden Child ( who can do no wrong)
  • GF - Girlfriend
  • H - Husband
  • HAP - Hostile Aggressive Parenting
  • HPD - Histrionic Personality Disorder.
  • IC - Individual Counseling.
  • ICD - International Classification of Diseases
  • IKR - I Know, Right?
  • IL's - In-laws
  • IMO - In My Opinion
  • IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
  • IPD - Impulsive Personality Disorder
  • IPDE - International Personality Disorder Examination
  • JADE - Justify, Argue, Defend, Explain
  • L - Lawyer
  • LC – Limited Contact
  • MAOI - Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor
  • MBPS - Munchausen By Proxy Syndrome.
  • MC (1) - Marriage Counseling.
  • MC (2) - Medium Chill.
  • MHP - Mental Health Professional
  • MHW - Mental Health Ward
  • MIL - Mother In Law
  • MMPI - Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory
  • MPD - Multiple Personality Disorder
  • NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • NEA-BPD - National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • NC -No Contact
  • NIMH - National Institute of Mental Health
  • NPD - Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
  • OCD - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • OCPD - Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • OOTF - Out of the FOG
  • OOTS - Out of the Storm
  • PAS – Parental Alienation Syndrome
  • PD - Personality Disorder
  • PDAN - Personality Disorders Awareness Network
  • PDI - Personality-Disordered Individual
  • PD-NOS - Personality Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified
  • PDTS - Personality Disorder - Trait Specified
  • PE - Psychological Evaluation
  • PPD - Paranoid personality disorder
  • PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • PUVAS - Pay attention, Understand, Validate, Assert, Shift/Share
  • PW - Person With
  • RCE - Registered Custody Evaluator
  • RTC - Residential Treatment Center
  • SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • SAID - Sexual Allegations In Divorce
  • SCID-II - Structured Clinical Interview for DSM
  • SD - Step Daughter
  • SET - Support, Empathy, Truth
  • SG - Scapegoat.
  • SH - Self-Harm.
  • SI - Self-Injury
  • SIL - Sister In Law
  • SNRI -Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor
  • SO - Significant Other
  • SPD - Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • SS - Step Son
  • SSRI - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
  • STBX - Soon-To-Be-Ex
  • STBXH - Soon-To-Be-Ex Husband
  • STBXW - Soon-To-Be-Ex Wife
  • STBXBPH - Soon-To-Be-Ex Borderline Personality Husband
  • STBXBPW - Soon-To-Be-Ex Borderline Personality Wife
  • STPD - Schizotypal Personality Disorder.
  • SWOE - Stop Walking on Eggshells
  • T - Therapy or Therapist
  • U - Undiagnosed
  • uBP - Undiagnosed Borderline Personality
  • uASPD - Undiagnosed Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • uBPD - Undiagnosed Borderline Personality Disorder
  • uDPD - Undiagnosed person who suffers from Dependent Personality Disorder
  • uHPD - Undiagnosed Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • uNPD - Undiagnosed Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • uPPD - Undiagnosed Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • uSTBXBPH - Undiagnosed Soon-To-Be-Ex Borderline Personality Husband.
  • uSTBXBPW - Undiagnosed Soon-To-Be-Ex Borderline Personality Wife
  • UTBM - "Understanding The Borderline Mother"
  • W - Wife
  • X - Abbreviation for Ex - as in ex-husband or ex-wife
  • XH - Ex-Husband
  • XW - Ex-Wife
  • XBF - Ex-Boyfriend
  • XGF - Ex-Girlfriend