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.
Before entering Borderline Personality Disorder treatment, it is a good idea to carefully consider your options. You will want to assess your situation and decide on the approach to BPD treatment that best suits your needs and lifestyle. Here are five things to consider in your decision-making process.
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.
A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.
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.
Resisting the urge to cut can be a major challenge when you have Borderline Personality Disorder. Here are some ways to resist the urge.