For somebody with Borderline Personality Disorder, if the part of the brain that says ‘I’m hurt by that,’ doesn’t then kick in and stop the intensity of that emotion, that emotion becomes overwhelming.
Antonia New, MD
Causes of BPD
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Borderline Personality Disorder is a treatable illness. There are now therapies that have been developed specifically to treat BPD.
“Absolutely wonderful. The people in these videos explain what it’s like to have Borderline Personality Disorder better than I ever could.”
Marsha Linehan, PhD Developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
People who have Borderline Personality Disorder experience extremely strong emotional reactions. In fact, emotional dysregulation is one of the primary diagnostic descriptions for BPD. Marsha Linehan, PhD, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), the most prevalent treatment available for people struggling with BPD, believes that among all emotions people with BPD struggle with, shame is the most powerful and difficult to deal with.read more
BPD QUOTE OF THE WEEK
“Families need to know that they matter. They make an enormous difference in what’s going to happen to their loved one.”