For people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), the stress and disruption of the holiday season can add up to a challenging time for you and your loved ones.
DBT is a skills-based treatment that can help you to regulate your emotions, have more successful interpersonal relationships, provide you skills to manage distress and increase mindfulness to your thoughts, feelings, and your environment. In addition to helping treat a variety of mental health disorders, DBT can teach you a healthier way to cope that will help you to maintain your recovery, improve your overall quality of life, and build a life worth living.
Here are some things to consider when helping a loved one find Borderline Personality Disorder treatment.
When you have a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder, learning DBT skills can mean the difference between having a tumultuous relationship and finding a middle ground that allows them to feel supported and understood.
While not everyone with BPD will struggle when it comes to finding and starting a career, for many, it will be a life-long challenge. So how can you help your loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder navigate their career path?
A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.
A 2013 study shows that people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may have difficulty interpreting the facial expressions of others. But there is a plus side to these findings.
The holidays. Such a joyous time of year! Unless time spent with your family is one of your triggers. Here are five tips on navigating the holiday season when you have Borderline Personality Disorder.
If you find yourself in an emotionally charged moment at your workplace, see if you can practice a few of these DBT skills to get you through the conflict in a healthy way.
Just a few ways you can have better distress tolerance through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).