Tag Archives: BPD

5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

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.

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Consequences of Chronic Invalidation

Chronic emotional invalidation is often one of the markers of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

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Personality Disorders in a Social World: What Social Media Means for Personality Disorders

These constant forums for self-expression could be feeding the symptoms of personality disorders such as Narcissistic Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Why Choose a Women’s Treatment Center for Borderline Personality Disorder

If you are a woman dealing with the symptoms of BPD, a women’s treatment center, as opposed to one that is co-ed, might be the best choice for you. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you may prefer a women’s-only BPD treatment center.

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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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How to Avoid Feeling Helpless When Your Child Is Diagnosed With BPD

If your child has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), you may feel like hope is lost. But a BPD diagnosis is truly the beginning of real progress.

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Supporting a Family Member Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Supporting a loved one who has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder will mean helping them learn more effective communication styles and amend negative patterns of behavior.

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New Book Provides Support for Dual Diagnosis of BPD, Addiction

Drawing on her own experience as someone diagnosed with BPD and alcohol addiction, Amy Allison published a meditation book that focuses on the needs, concerns, and questions faced by someone looking for dual diagnosis treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and an addiction.

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New Personality Disorder Framework Proposed for Upcoming DSM Revision

The diagnosis of personality disorders is set to undergo a major change in the proposed revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). The DSM-V would drop the number of diagnosable personality disorders from 10 to six and create a hybrid model for making a diagnosis.

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4 Ways to Control Your Anger

If you or someone you know has Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), you may be familiar with sudden and unexpected outbursts of anger. People with BPD experience all kinds of mood swings, but anger is especially prevalent. We’ll explore what anger is and how to get it under control.

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