Borderline Personality Disorder INFO CENTER
People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) often have trouble dealing with emotions. The way people with BPD deal with unpleasant emotions may affect their recovery.
Depression may get in the way of a person’s ability to work. A recent study asked people with depression about their work history.
There are many types of therapy out there. It can be hard to know which one to choose. A recent study looked at emotion regulation training for teens with borderline personality symptoms.
If making an appointment to see the psychiatrist or therapist for your regular therapy is a hassle, here's some good news. A phone therapy session may be just as helpful.
Doesn’t watching TV make people couch potatoes? But it feels so good to sit and chill out for a while. Maybe it’s not all bad and there’s something to enjoying the occasional re-run.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) features can interfere with relationships and work. Those same features may also affect general health.
Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a common treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD) and reduces symptoms. New research asked for the patient perspectives about how the treatments were working.
A variety of therapies can be used to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). New research compares two types to see how well they help people suffering from BPD.
Suicide attempts are common for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). New research looks into the predictors of suicide in patients with BPD with aims at designing treatments to offset the risk.
A recent study looked at all the risk factors for suicidal behavior in people with BPD over a six year period. Poor relationships with others, a common problem for people with BPD, was the most stable predictor of suicide attempt for people in the study.
Treatments can target this aspect of the disorder to help offset the risk of suicide.
One obstacle in treating patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) is the frequent discontinuation of therapy. New research shows that causes for dropout are identifiable and possibly preventable.