Borderline Personality DisorderInfo Center

Bipolar Disorder Versus Borderline Personality Disorder

Depression can be a symptom of both bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder. Because of a patient's depressive symptoms, these two conditions may often be misdiagnosed or confused.

Mixing Mental Health and Substance Use

If you're treating a teen for mental health, it's important to understand the big picture. The big picture includes how much they drink, smoke or use marijuana.

Defending Against Unpleasant Feelings

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.

Some Mental Illness may Hinder Work

Depression may get in the way of a person’s ability to work. A recent study asked people with depression about their work history.

Emotion Regulation Training Falls Short

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.

I Just Called to Say I'm Okay

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.

Can Re-Runs Re-Charge Us?

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 Linked to Obesity

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) features can interfere with relationships and work. Those same features may also affect general health.

Patient Views of BPD Treatments

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.

Comparing Therapies for Borderline

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.