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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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Winter Survival Tips: Beating Depression

If you’re so depressed you can’t put on your clothes or get off the couch, let alone get dressed up for a holiday party, what do you do?

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Treating Depression When You Have Borderline Personality Disorder

Recent study looks at depression remission rates for those who also have Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Taking the First Step Toward BPD Recovery When You Are Depressed

If you are suffering from depression, just getting out of bed in the morning can be a challenge, let alone taking a step toward recovery from your Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Breaking the Vicious Cycle of BPD and Depression

Depression, as a common co-occurring disorder with Borderline Personality Disorder, can really fuel and exacerbate the symptoms you experience as a person dealing with BPD, to the point where you might feel lost in a vicious cycle of symptoms and hopelessness.

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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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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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What to Do if Someone You Know Is Suicidal

Despite the appearance of a happy and functional life, people with BPD often struggle with suicidal thoughts and ideations. If depression sets in along with BPD, those thoughts can turn into even more serious attempts. So how do you help someone with Borderline Personality Disorder who is having thoughts of suicide before they act on them?

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The Link between Depression and BPD

Depression is common among people with Borderline Personality Disorder. Rates of depression in people with BPD can be as high as 60 percent, according to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).

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How to Beat the Springtime Blues

We mostly think of seasonal depression as being the “winter blues,” but believe it or not, spring also marks the onset of depression symptoms in some people. With the increase of sunlight in this week’s change of seasons to spring, you may start to notice some symptoms of spring depression.

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