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Borderline Personality Disorder

People with Borderline Personality Disorder experience such violent and frightening mood swings that they often fear for their sanity. They can be euphoric one moment, despairing and depressed the next. There are an estimated 10 million sufferers of Borderline Personality Disorder living in America today - each displaying remarkably similar symptoms.
 

WHAT IS BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER?

Borderline Personality Disorder DSM IV Criteria

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Featured Article

An Object Relations Approach to Understanding Unusual Behaviors and Disturbances -- We will examine the difficult questions that appear elusive and grounded into the unknown. We will address the haunting questions of ‘why’ and offer components to build structures so the equation may be articulated in terms that provide understanding and relief.

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Articles Written by Kathi Stringer

For Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder and Those that Love Them

Questions About Therapy and Borderline Personality Disorder

Questions About Diagnosing Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD - Day One - The Basic 5

The Most Deadly Projection

What is Projection, Exactly?

Ambivalence Toleration and Borderline Personality Disorder

What Kind of Therapy is Best for You?

The Responsibility of Change and the Individual with Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder Pathology and Treatment

Manipulation and the Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder and Fragmentation

Borderline Personality Disorder, Stress and Mood Swings

The Non Dilemma

This is psych 101, unlocking the secrets of terms

Fundamentals of Splitting

I Hate You -- Don't Leave Me!

Letters from Individuals with BPD

Into the Mind of the Individual with Borderline Personality Disorder

The Execution Boundary and Borderline Hatred

The Rapprochement Child

Families and BPD

Disclosing Borderline Personality Disorder to an Undiagnosed Spouse

Personal Reflections

The Emotional Child - PTSD/BPD

Breaking Free From Co-dependence

I Win!

Tabitha, the Tough Child with Borderline Personality Disorder

BPD Robbed of Childhood

The Childish BPD Adult

The War Machine and Mental Health

My Own Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms

I Am Prejudice

Why I Research

Counterwill and Borderline Personality Disorder

The Borderline Series

For Helping Professionals

The Rapprochement Child

Treatment Strategies with Borderline Personality Disorder Clients

Being 'Flat' with Borderline Personality Disorder Clients

An Object Relations Approach to Understanding Unusual Behaviors and Disturbances

The Treater Blinks!

What is Projection, Exactly?

Star Trek and Projective Identification

The Execution Boundary and Borderline Hatred

Into the Mind of the Borderline

Effective Inpatient Treatment And the Amelioration of the Therapeutic Alliance for Resistive Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder

Holding Environment

Holding Environment for the Borderline

Treatment Team Countertransference Awareness

Corrective Action for Hospitals

Answer to Letters About Borderline Personality Disorder

Support and Study List for BPD

What is it like to have BPD? (humorous)

Articles Written by Individuals with BPD

BPD: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide
A.J. Mahari

One More Abandonment Will Lead To Recovery
A.J. Mahari

When Will I Ever Know Who I Am?
A.J. Mahari

Articles Written by Professionals & Authors

Integrated Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
Glen O. Gabbard

Psychotherapy in Treating The Chronically Suicidal (BPD) Patient

What are the BPD Traits?

About Borderline Personality Disorder

Raising questions, finding answers
NMIH

What’s in a name?
Elizabeth Bogod

Childhood Trauma
Alice Miller, Ph.D.

I hate you, Don't leave me
Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The Borderline Patient: An Overview
William Goldstein

Article on Borderline Personality Disorder
Gloria Hochman

A Mother's Warning
Michele Dupuis

BPD & and Health Care Utilization in a Primary Care Setting

Essay on The Strengths and Weaknesses of the Therapist
W. W. Meissner

What Is It, What Causes It? How Can We Treat It?
Joel Paris, M.D

From Grief to Advocacy: A Mother's Odyssey
Valerie Porr, M.A.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BP): A Profile
Paul J. Hannig, Ph.D

Borderline Personality Disorder
D.J. Jaffe

Borderline Personality Disorder
Richard J. Corelli, M.D.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder
John M Rathbun M.D.

Borderline Personality Disorder Splitting Countertransference
Marcia Kraft Goin, M.D.

Borderline Personality Disorder
Glen O. Gabbard

Aggression and Transference in Severe Personality Disorders
Otto F. Kernberg

The Borderline Disorder of the Self
James F. Masterson

Dual Diagnosis and the Borderline Personality Disorder
Sharon C. Ekleberry

4 Articles in BPD Medications & Treatment
Heller, Paris & Porr

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGICAL TREATMENT ALGORITHMS for BPD

BPD in the News.....

Cutting away the pain

Meaning of Psych Terms

Letters, Poems and more

Letters From Helping Professionals

Poems written by Individuals with BPD

Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Interesting Articles

Dialogue on the current status and the prospect of the American Psychoanalysis
Glenn O. Gabbard