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What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

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.

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Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

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.

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Do SSRIs Increase Self-Harm in People with Borderline Personality Disorder?

A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.

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Better Distress Tolerance through DBT

Just a few ways you can have better distress tolerance through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

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How to Help a Loved One Find BPD Treatment

Here are some things to consider when helping a loved one find Borderline Personality Disorder treatment.

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New Book: Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder

In their new book, “Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder,” Drs. Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen provide the basics of mindfulness through specific exercises and real-life examples.

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Lending a Healing Hoof: Equine Therapy in BPD Treatment

While there are a variety of treatments available for Borderline Personality Disorder, equine therapy offers a unique perspective when it comes to treating the symptoms of BPD.

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Can Someone With BPD Have a Functioning Relationship?

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.

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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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The Importance of Knowing Your BPD Triggers

Having an understanding of what types of things are the catalysts for the manifestation of symptoms of your Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can be half the battle.

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