Chronic emotional invalidation is often one of the markers of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).
National Mental Health Awareness Month, along with BPD Awareness Month, can go a long way to helping people from all walks of life learn to recognize the symptoms of BPD and other mental health disorders.
No matter how hopeless it may feel when you have an adult child with Borderline Personality Disorder, remember that there is BPD treatment out there that can help both you and your child get the support you need.
Falling in love and trying to maintain a relationship with someone who has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can be one of the greatest relationship challenges you can face.
Author Randi Kreger explains what an invalidating environment looks like and provides some tips on how to better validate your loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder, including what not to say.
Studies show increased incidences of Borderline Personality Disorder in people who have relatives — usually first-degree relatives — who also suffer from the disorder.
You may feel anxious, nervous, or scared to approach your loved one about getting Borderline Personality Disorder treatment. Keeping in mind that BPD treatment can do nothing but help your family member, here are a few tips to help you broach the subject:
Learn more about the different approaches to treating the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder, then find the BPD treatment center that best suits the needs of your family.
If your family member has trouble regulating his or her emotions, and if those emotions are as erratic as they are intense, you might wonder whether or not he or she has Borderline Personality Disorder.