Therapist Personality and Borderline Personality
How is the Therapist Feeling about the Borderline Patient's Feelings?read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - March 28, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr. Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D. Tags: Personality Psychiatry Therapy borderline personality disorder bpd psychotherapy Source Type: news

Impulsivity, aggression and brain structure in high and low lethality suicide attempters with borderline personality disorder - Soloff P, White R, Diwadkar VA.
Impulsivity and aggressiveness are trait dispositions associated with the vulnerability to suicidal behavior across diagnoses. They are associated with structural and functional abnormalities in brain networks involved in regulation of mood, impulse and be... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 28, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Prospective associations between features of borderline personality disorder, emotion dysregulation, and aggression - Scott LN, Stepp SD, Pilkonis PA.
Difficulties with emotion regulation and behavioral instability, including impulsive aggression, are seen as core dimensions underlying borderline personality disorder (BPD). Although both BPD and antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) are associated with ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 22, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Helping Caregivers Support Low-Functioning Borderlines
Some people with borderline personality disorder, the "conventional" type found in the mental health setting, need a great deal of support from friends and family. Often that loving, trusting support is critical to their recovery. But in order to keep giving, you need to replenish yourself. And sometimes your family member may object to that. Stay strong!read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - March 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Randi Kreger Tags: Parenting Personality Source Type: news

Helping Caregivers Support Conventional Borderlines
Some people with borderline personality disorder, the "conventional" type found in the mental health setting, need a great deal of support from friends and family. Often that loving, trusting support is critical to their recovery. But in order to keep giving, you need to replenish yourself. And sometimes your family member may object to that. Stay strong!read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - March 18, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Randi Kreger Tags: Parenting Personality Source Type: news

Borderline personality disorder, neuroscience and responsibility - Little J.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Predictors of treatment response to an adjunctive emotion regulation group therapy for deliberate self-harm among women with borderline personality disorder - Gratz KL, Dixon-Gordon KL, Tull MT.
This study examined baseline demographic, clinical, and diagnost... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 15, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Functions of non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents and young adults with borderline personality disorder symptoms - Sadeh N, Londahl-Shaller EA, Piatigorsky A, Fordwood S, Stuart BK, McNiel DE, David Klonsky E, Ozer EM, Yaeger AM.
Rates of deliberate non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) increase during adolescence and young adulthood, particularly in clinical samples, making these important developmental stages for understanding the functions of NSSI. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 13, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Responding to “Borderline” Provocations – Part IV
Being in a relationship, by blood or romance, with someone with traits of borderline personality disorder is incredibly challenging. While they may seem at times to be irrational, there is in fact a method to their madness. In Part IV of this series, I recommend a countermeasure for times when they make highly exaggerated and/or over-generalized remarks. read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - March 10, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Personality Relationships Self-Help accusations Borderline Personality Disorder dysfunctional relationships hyperbole interpersonal relationships invalidation kernal of truth metacommunication overgeneralization Source Type: news

Responding to “Borderline” Provocations Part IV
Being in a relationship, by blood or romance, with someone with traits of borderline personality disorder is incredibly challenging. While they may seem at times to be irrational, there is in fact a method to their madness. In Part IV of this series, I recommend a countermeasure for times when they make highly exaggerated and/or over-generalized remarks. read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - March 10, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Personality Relationships Self-Help accusations Borderline Personality Disorder dysfunctional relationships hyperbole interpersonal relationships invalidation kernal of truth metacommunication overgeneralization Source Type: news

Randomized controlled trial and uncontrolled 9-month follow-up of an adjunctive emotion regulation group therapy for deliberate self-harm among women with borderline personality disorder - Gratz KL, Tull MT, Levy R.
BACKGROUND: Despite the clinical importance of deliberate self-harm (DSH; also referred to as non-suicidal self-injury) within borderline personality disorder (BPD), empirically supported treatments for this behavior among individuals with BPD are difficul... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 8, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Preventing wounds from healing: Clinical prevalence and relationship to borderline personality - Sansone RA, Sansone LA.
In medico-economic studies, wound care has been shown to be expensive but is seemingly unavoidable given an aging population and the high community rates of diabetes and obesity. Astonishingly, however, some impaired wound resolution is intentional or purp... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

A pilot randomized controlled trial of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with and without the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure protocol for suicidal and self-injuring women with borderline personality disorder and PTSD - Harned MS, Korslund KE, Linehan MM.
This study evaluates the efficacy of integrating PTSD treatment into Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for women with borderline personality disorder, PTSD, and intentional self-injury. METHODS: Participants were randomized to DBT (n = 9) or ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - March 1, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Living from day to day: Qualitative study on borderline personality disorder in adolescence - Spodenkiewicz M, Speranza M, Taïeb O, Pham-Scottez A, Corcos M, Révah-Lévy A.
Abstract available from the publisher. Language: Eng... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - February 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mindfulness or Mindlessness?
The latest fad in both psychotherapy and self help is “mindfulness.” Derived from Zen Buddhism, it is a skill one can use to better tolerate emotional distress. When faced with distress, having ways to keep oneself calm is a good thing - much like taking a tranquilizer. But changing the social environment creating the stress in the first place is far more important.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - February 17, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Happiness Personality Self-Help Therapy borderline personality disorder bpd distress tolerance family dysfunction Gregor Johanson Marsha Linehan mindfulness psychotherapy radical acceptance serenity prayer zen buddhism Source Type: news

Responding to “Borderline” Provocations – Part III
Being in a relationship, through blood or romance, with someone with traits of borderline personality disorder is incredibly challenging. While they may seem irrational, there is in fact a method to their madness. In Part III of this series, I discuss the overall philosophy behind the countermoves to specific provocations that I will be describing in future posts.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - January 27, 2014 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Personality Relationships Self-Help accusations apologies apparent reason Borderline Personality Disorder BPD dysfunctional relationships early warning guilt help-rejecting complainers helplessness herculean efforts hostility Source Type: news

Differences in features of non-suicidal self-injury according to borderline personality disorder screening status - Bracken-Minor KL, McDevitt-Murphy ME.
OBJECTIVES: Given that non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) disorder is being considered for the upcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), it is important to consider how NSSI occurs with and without borderline personality disorder... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - January 11, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Borderline personality disorder in suicidal adolescents - Yen S, Gagnon K, Spirito A.
This study examines differe... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 25, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

"Borderline" Provocations: How NOT to Respond
Patients who have the traits of borderline personality disorder often are experts at inducing in those closest to them feelings of anxious helplessness, anxious guilt, or overt hostility. If you want to continue to feel that way, here is a list of the best ways to help them help you to do so.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - December 16, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Personality Relationships Self-Help Borderline Personality Disorder dysfunctional relationships help-rejecting complainers intermittent reinforcement schedule metacommunication self-sacrifice Source Type: news

Evil Genes? An Unconventional Perspective On BPD
Why do folks with borderline personality disorder sometimes act in such astoundingly selfish and hurtful ways?read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - December 9, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Susan Heitler, Ph.D. Tags: Personality Psychiatry Self-Help Therapy Borderline Personality Disorder borderlines BPD evil evil genes Source Type: news

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Is it Borderline or Bipolar?
The importance of making the right diagnosis.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - December 7, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr. Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D. Tags: Personality Psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis of bipolar disorder Source Type: news

Borderline Personality Disorder and Anticipatory Anxiety
When planning to fly, an emotionally dependent parent can make separation difficult if not impossible. What is the dynamic involved?read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - December 3, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Captain Tom Bunn, L.C.S.W. Tags: Anxiety Personality Relationships Self-Help Borderline Personality Disorder panic Source Type: news

Exploring the interaction between childhood maltreatment and temperamental traits on the severity of borderline personality disorder - Martín-Blanco A, Soler J, Villalta L, Feliu-Soler A, Elices M, Perez V, Arranz MJ, Ferraz L, Alvarez E, Pascual JC.
BACKGROUND: Childhood maltreatment and temperamental traits play a role in the development of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The aim of the present study was to assess the involvement and the interrelationship of both factors in the clinical severi... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Comorbid bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder and history of suicide attempts - Zimmerman M, Martinez J, Young D, Chelminski I, Morgan TA, Dalrymple K.
Both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder are associated with elevated rates of attempted suicide; however, no studies have examined whether there is an independent, additive risk for suicide attempts in patients diagnosed with both disorde... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - December 2, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Conquer Your Bad Dreams by Confronting Your Worries
Bad dreams and nightmares are not only unpleasant experiences but can interfere significantly with your sleep. The Emotional Cascade Model predicts that daytime worries can spill over into nightmares, affecting people who have difficulty regulating their feelings. New research shows how you can apply this model to achieve a more restful nights and better days.read more (Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center)
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety Center - November 16, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D. Tags: Anxiety Depression Happiness Personality Borderline Personality Disorder dysregulation emotional cascades impulsive behaviors negative emotions nightmares rumination sleep advice waking nightmares Source Type: news

Exercising an injury on purpose: Relationships with borderline personality symptomatology - Sansone RA, Wiederman MW.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: Eng... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - November 15, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Bullying Is MoreThan Just a Kids' Problem
Bullying happens to adults as well as to kids. And whether it happens when you are young or old, bullying can trigger long-term physical health consequences.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - November 4, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Susan Heitler, Ph.D. Tags: Child Development Health Relationships adult bullying being bulliedby a Borderline Personality childhood bullying health consequences of bullying Source Type: news

Responding to “Borderline” Provocations—Part I
Being in a relationship, by blood or romantically, with someone with traits of borderline personality disorder is incredibly challenging. While they may seem irrational, there is in fact a method to their madness. In Part I of this series, I introduce some important considerations before going on to describe in future posts specific countermeasures to their provocations.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - November 4, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Parenting Personality Relationships Self-Help behaviorism Borderline Personality Disorder enmeshment family dysfunction John Rosemond Lorna Smith Benjamin Marsha Linehan metacommunication otto kernberg schemas unified therapy Source Type: news

Overwhelmed by Negative Emotions? Try Radical Acceptance
When life is really difficult, negative emotions can overwhelm you and push you into a downward spiral. Radical acceptance is a skill you can learn to stay calm in the storm and keep your head above the water.read more (Source: Psychology Today Depression Center)
Source: Psychology Today Depression Center - October 25, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr. Susan Biali, M.D. Tags: Depression Resilience Self-Help Stress Borderline Personality Disorder dialectic behavior therapy skills workbook dialectic behavioral therapy Marsha Linehan mindfulness negative emotions overwhelmed radical acceptance Source Type: news

Explaining Borderline Personality Disorder to Patients
Explaining personality disorders to patients can be difficult, and this blog offers an approach to help therapists share with patients a narrative about the core elements of this condition in an honest, clear, but also hopeful and nonthreatening way. read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - October 23, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Gregg Henriques Tags: Personality Psychiatry Source Type: news

The influence of borderline personality features on inpatient adolescent suicide risk - Yalch MM, Hopwood CJ, Fehon DC, Grilo CM.
Suicide is a leading cause of death among adolescents and suicidal behavior is one of the primary risk factors for youth psychiatric hospitalizations. A number of studies indicate that depression and substance abuse are associated with suicide risk in this... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 23, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Distinguishing bipolar II depression from major depressive disorder with comorbid borderline personality disorder: Demographic, clinical, and family history differences - Zimmerman M, Martinez JH, Morgan TA, Young D, Chelminski I, Dalrymple K.
OBJECTIVE: Because of the potential treatment implications, it is clinically important to distinguish between bipolar II depression and major depressive disorder with comorbid borderline personality disorder. The high frequency of diagnostic co-occurrence ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 19, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Do You Know the 4 Types of Borderline Personality Disorder?
People with BPD are known for their stormy and provocative relations with others. Being able to identify the 4 different types can help you begin to transform your personal and work relations.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - October 16, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Neil J. Lavender, Ph.D. Tags: Personality Relationships Social Life Work Borderline Personality Disorder personality disorders workplace Source Type: news

'Love Hormone' May Help Treat Personality Disorder'Love Hormone' May Help Treat Personality Disorder
Often known as the 'love hormone', oxytocin may reduce aggression in women with borderline personality disorder. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - October 11, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Can Prayer Cure Mental Illness?
The megachurch pastor Rick Warren addressed the issue earlier this week, the first time he has done so since his son Matthew committed suicide in April. Warren, who founded Saddleback Church with his wife in 1980, a group that now boasts 20,000 weekly worshippers, told CNN that he hoped to reduce stigma about mental illness. His son had borderline personality disorder.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - October 10, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Randi Kreger Tags: Ethics and Morality Personality Source Type: news

Bipolar disorder ‘distinct’ from borderline personality disorder
Researchers say that there are clear clinical differences between depressed patients with bipolar II disorder and those with borderline personality disorder, which supports the two being treated as distinct conditions. (Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry)
Source: MedWire News - Psychiatry - October 8, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Bipolar disorder ‘distinct’ from borderline personality disorder
Researchers say that there are clear clinical differences between depressed patients with bipolar II disorder and those with borderline personality disorder, which supports the two being treated as distinct conditions. (Source: MedWire News - Bipolar Disorder)
Source: MedWire News - Bipolar Disorder - October 8, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Borderline personality symptomatology and legal charges related to drugs - Sansone RA, Watts DA, Wiederman MW.
OBJECTIVE: Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is associated with high lifetime prevalence rates of substance abuse as well as higher-than-expected rates of charges for various drug-related crimes and criminal behavior in-general. However, whether crimin... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - October 5, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Don't Be An Angry Bird.
You don’t have to be an Angry Bird to know something about the challenge of controlling anger. Learning how to express anger is a normal part of self-development that none of us escapes. Become more aware of the areas of functioning that may be contributing to your anger and what is needed for its healthy expression.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - September 28, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Deborah Khoshaba, Psy.D. Tags: Personality Resilience Self-Help Stress anger management angry reactions bellanger Borderline Personality Disorder chronic fatigue controlling anger dysphoric disorder fight-or-flight response to stress managing anger maturation Source Type: news

Don't Be An Angry Bird
You don’t have to be an Angry Bird to know something about the challenge of controlling anger. Learning how to express anger is a normal part of self-development that none of us escapes. Become more aware of the areas of functioning that may be contributing to your anger and what is needed for its healthy expression.read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - September 28, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Deborah Khoshaba, Psy.D. Tags: Personality Resilience Self-Help Stress anger management angry reactions bellanger Borderline Personality Disorder chronic fatigue controlling anger dysphoric disorder fight-or-flight response to stress managing anger maturation Source Type: news

HTA funding trial into borderline personality disorders
The National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme is funding the first large-scale NHS clinical trial of a drug therapy in borderline personality disorders.The LABILE (lamotrigine and borderline personality disorder: investigating long term effectiveness) study aims to establish whether lamotrigine, a mood stabiliser, is a worthwhile treatment when balancing the... (Source: NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies News)
Source: NIHR Evaluation, Trials and Studies News - September 26, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Invalidation in Families: What Are The Hidden Aspects?
Invalidation of children, a characteristic of family dysfunction, is thought to be a major cause of personality problems, particularly within the families of patients with borderline personality disorder. However, the process of invalidation in a family involves a lot more than meets the eye. This post discusses two important but highly covert aspects of the phenomenon.read more (Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center)
Source: Psychology Today Parenting Center - September 23, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: David M. Allen, M.D. Tags: Child Development Parenting Personality Relationships Borderline Personality Disorder dialectical behavior therapy disqualification emotions family dynamics family dysfunction family systems theory fear feelings first thought i Source Type: news

What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy?
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), often called DBT therapy, is a method of treatment that was devised by Marsha Linehan, faculty at the University of Washington in Seattle, for the treatment of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Because of its success and due to similar behavior patterns, DBT therapy is now being used in many settings as a viable therapy for the treatment of bipolar disorder. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 17, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

If BPD is Biologically Based, What Then?
New research indicates that borderline personality disorder is primarily a neurobiological brain dysfunction, not as much learned as inherited. What does this mean for family members who want to be able to change or fix the disorder in their loved one?read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - September 15, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Margalis Fjelstad, Ph.D., LMFT Tags: Personality Relationships anger biological predisposition BPD caretaker cortical control depression emotions environmental factors family members kid gloves kings and queens likelihood Mayo Clinic mental illness New researc Source Type: news

Hostility and childhood sexual abuse as predictors of suicidal behaviour in borderline personality disorder - Ferraz L, Portella MJ, Vállez M, Gutierrez F, Martín-Blanco A, Martin-Santos R, Subirà S.
This study examined the associations between suicidal behaviour and impulsivity-related personality traits, as ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))
Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated) - September 8, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Kings and Queens of Chaos
How to handle borderline personality. By Elizabeth Svoboda (Source: Psychology Today)
Source: Psychology Today - September 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: jnussbaum Tags: Personality Source Type: news

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
Borderline Personality Disorder is a mental illness characterized by extreme black-and-white thinking, chronic feelings of emptiness, self-injury and/or suicide attempts, and more. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - September 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

The Borderline Grows Older
What is the difference between the younger and the older Borderline?read more (Source: Psychology Today Personality Center)
Source: Psychology Today Personality Center - August 24, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Dr. Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D. Tags: Aging Personality Psychiatry Social Life adults age best medicine borderline patients borderline personality borderlines BPD childhood sexual abuse commitments emptiness functional impairment healthy relationships illnesses Source Type: news

Borderline Men: Similar Or Different From Borderline Women?
There are too many myths about borderline personality to count, but perhaps the greatest myth has to do with gender - and, boy, do borderline women get a bad rap.read more (Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center)
Source: Psychology Today Relationships Center - August 22, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Seth Meyers, Psy.D. Tags: Gender Health Relationships Stress bdp Borderline Personality Disorder borderline personality disorder bpd caricatures cutters dramatic action eating disorders emotional injuries exotic animals extreme behavior graduate school Source Type: news

Stopping Drug Use, Once Started
A recent study looked at illicit drug use over a 3-year period. Nearly 5% of those who were initially abstinent began using drugs during the study; over half of these people developed problematic drug use behaviors. On the other hand, about half of those exhibiting problematic drug use behaviors at the beginning of the study stopped abusing drugs over the study period.read more (Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center)
Source: Psychology Today Addiction Center - August 21, 2013 Category: Addiction Authors: Eugene Rubin, M.D., Ph.D. Tags: Addiction Health Psychiatry 18 years 3 years alcohol american journal of psychiatry Borderline Personality Disorder colleagues compton depression drug dependence drug use dsm iv illegal drugs illicit drug personality disord Source Type: news