Breaking the Rumination Cycle

Breaking the Rumination Cycle

Many people who have Borderline Personality Disorder report that they typically will excessively ruminate over a negative experience they have gone through. The continual revisiting of the event and possible consequences can become obsessive. The difficulty is that they never seem to come to terms with the event and are unable to move on; they feel trapped in the constant recycling of the

Finding Help

Finding Help

Since the 1980’s a number of treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder have been developed, tested and shown to be effective in reducing many of the symptoms and behaviors associated with BPD.

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

May is BPD Awareness Month – Day 6

This is fifth day of Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Month. On Day 4 we wrote about the five-part video series we produced: “If Only We Had Known: A Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder”. Today we are pleased to tell you that you can stream the first program in the series, “Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder” online for free.

What Makes You Happy?

What Makes You Happy?

The research team use MRI brain scans to monitor activity in the ventral striatum, an area of the brain that is important in the feeling of happiness.

People were asked about their happiness levels before and after the experiment.  Those who had been more generous during the experiment were happier

Supporting a Friend Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Supporting a Friend Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder

Is there a person who holds a prominent place in your life such as a relative, friend or partner, who has a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder? If that’s the case you likely have wondered what is the best way to show your support for that person? According...