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pervasive
used in Girl Interrupted

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Definition
existing throughout something; or generally widespread
  • An essential feature of this disorder is a pervasive pattern of instability of self-image, interpersonal relationships, and mood, beginning in early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts.
pervasive = commonly seen throughout
  • This is often pervasive, and is manifested by uncertainty about several life issues, such as self-image, sexual orientation, long-term goals or career choice, types of friends or lovers to have, and which values to adopt.
  • In Identity Disorder there is a similar clinical picture, but Borderline Personality Disorder preempts the diagnosis of Identity Disorder if the criteria for Borderline Personality Disorder are met, the disturbance is sufficiently pervasive and persistent, and it is unlikely that it will be limited to a developmental stage....
  • In Identity Disorder there is a similar clinical picture, but Borderline Personality... preempts the diagnosis ... if the disturbance is sufficiently pervasive and ... it is unlikely that it will be limited to a developmental stage.

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