“I feel like I’m always making new friends or falling in love with a new guy, but then something goes really wrong in the relationship and they push me away. The people in my […]
There is a tendency for the lay public and mental health practitioners alike to look at the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder (BPD) as a women’s issue. But this just isn’t true. The belief […]
Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, is a mental health condition characterized by instability in mood and emotions. This instability causes a number of behavioral issues that can be disruptive to a normal and stable […]
A study published in the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics shows that a combination of individualized therapy and good psychiatric management may improve treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD). The study was led by Ueli […]
People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) seem to be forever pulling the petals from a daisy. Their black-and-white thinking can take them from “he loves me” to “he loves me not” almost as quickly […]
Shantel’s family had been extremely happy with her progress as the result of a new therapy as well as renewed dedication on Shantel’s part. In the last 11 months, she hadn’t had a single […]
Recent evidence from a group of American researchers indicates that a treatment called emotion regulation group therapy helps people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) avoid self-harming behavior by improving their emotional control.
New findings from a team of American researchers indicate that the strength of a client/therapist bond called the therapeutic alliance significantly impacts the success of treatment for borderline personality disorder.
A team of Spanish and American researchers has concluded that childhood attachment- and trauma-related issues form a substantial portion of the risk for developing borderline personality disorder. People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) commonly […]
People with borderline personality disorder often have nightmare-related problems that are separate and distinct from other significant sleeping issues, according to new findings from a group of German researchers.
An American researcher has identified several reasons why borderline personality disorder receives less attention in the scientific community than bipolar disorder, even though the two conditions overlap to a significant degree and have similarly […]
When Calista’s friend recently set her up on a blind date, she prepared with the usual amount of nervousness and trepidation. Would he like her? Would she like him? If she did like him […]
Taken from actual e-mail transcripts: Sandra: “Fighting the suicidal thoughts is getting more difficult, but I am doing my best. The hardest part is feeling so alone in it all. That feeling that no […]
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a severe mental health condition marked by symptoms such as highly unstable moods and lack of a consistent or stable self-image. People affected by the condition also frequently have […]