Preventing Suicide Through Social Media

Social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter have hundreds of millions of users worldwide who post daily. Researchers say that these posts can help prevent suicide if friends and family members learn to spot the signs.

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Living with Borderline Personality and Bipolar Disorder: What To Do

The co-occurring diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and Bipolar Disorder is not unusual, since many of the symptoms for both disorders present in similar ways.

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Codependency and Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Prevent It

There are many ways to recover from codependency and begin to detach in a loving way from another person’s problems,

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Summer Is Here: Get Moving To Beat Depression!

Summer is a time of year when we take vacations, attend BBQs, and hit the beach – which can all feel isolating when you’re feeling depressed and others appear carefree. Exercise in the fresh air and summer sun can be just the prescription for lifting your spirits and making you feel like yourself again.

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Signs of Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder

Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can often be confusing to differentiate for those who aren’t experts. Both BPD and Bipolar Disorder can cause marked mood changes and impulsive behavior, cause upheaval and strife in interpersonal relationships and both can be difficult to treat.

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Codependency and Borderline Personality Disorder: How to Spot It

Almost everyone has heard the term “codependent” at one time or another, but what does it mean to be codependent? How does codependency relate to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)?

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Common Co-Occurring Disorders: Social Anxiety Disorder and BPD

A marked and persistent fear of social interaction is often diagnosed as Social Anxiety Disorder, and it is a common co-occurring disorder for those with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Final Public Comment for DSM-V Now Open

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is giving the public until June 15 to submit their final comments on the draft fifth edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5).

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Borderline Personality Disorder and Suicide: What it Looks Like and How to Help

The rate of suicide for those with Borderline Personality Disorder is higher than that of any other psychiatric disorder. If you care for someone who has BPD, it is important to recognize the signs that they may be suicidal.

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Statistics about Borderline Personality Disorder and PTSD

Studies have shown that rates of co-occurrence of BPD and PTSD range from 36 percent to 58 percent in people receiving BPD treatment.

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