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4 Ways to Deal with Destructive Paranoia

Paranoia can affect anyone, particularly those who have been diagnosed with or exhibit other symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

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Can I Be Tested for Borderline Personality Disorder?

Determining whether or not you have Borderline Personality Disorder isn’t as simple as taking an online quiz or recognizing the DSM’s criteria for BPD in your own behaviors. Tests for BPD require a more comprehensive and detailed look at your behaviors.

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How to Provide Validation to Your Loved One with Borderline Personality Disorder (Video)

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.

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Holding onto a Job When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder

If you have been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder, you may have a harder time holding down a job.

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4 Tips for Taking Control of Your BPD in the New Year

With 2013 right around the corner, how are you going to better control your Borderline Personality Disorder in the New Year? Here are four ways to get started.

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The Connection between Borderline Personality Disorder and Genetics

Studies show increased incidences of Borderline Personality Disorder in people who have relatives — usually first-degree relatives — who also suffer from the disorder.

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4 Good Reasons to Feel Thankful When Struggling With BPD

When you have Borderline Personality Disorder, the world can feel like a pretty scary place. But there are some good reasons to feel thankful, even when struggling with BPD symptoms.

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Dealing with the Stigma of a Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnosis

You are already facing what probably feels like insurmountable challenges. The last thing you want is to feel like others will not understand what you are going through and will view you differently as a result of your Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis.

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Portraits of Borderline Personality Disorder: An Online Exhibit

In his Personal Effects series, New York-based photographer Lawrence Sumulong attempts to put a face to just some of the many women struggling with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Common Co-Occurring Disorders: Substance Abuse and Borderline Personality Disorder

Of the 6 million people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, nearly 70 percent abuse drugs and alcohol in an attempt to self-medicate.

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