For Those With Borderline Personality Disorder, The Depp-Heard Trial Hurts

For Those With Borderline Personality Disorder, The Depp-Heard Trial Hurts

“We’ve made some progress, on a societal level, toward recognizing and normalizing certain mental health issues, but stigma and misunderstanding around many diagnoses still exist. Most people, for example, have a fairly decent understanding of what anxiety and depression entail. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for BPD ― and it can lead people to assume the worst.”

Is Borderline Personality Disorder Genetic?

Is Borderline Personality Disorder Genetic?

The study concluded that clusters of BPD in families have genetic causes and are not caused by shared environmental factors (such as socioeconomic status). That means that if those identical twins had been separated and grew up in different environments, their likelihood of developing BPD would remain the same based on their genes.

What Triggers a Person With Borderline Personality Disorder?

What Triggers a Person With Borderline Personality Disorder?

This VeryWellHealth.com article by Angelica Bottaro is a great refresher (or primer if you are just learning about BPD) on the triggers of Borderline Personality Disorder. Knowing the possible triggers for someone who is living with BPD, what an emotional episode...
Batman, the Riddler, and Borderline Personality Disorder

Batman, the Riddler, and Borderline Personality Disorder

This is an interesting one. Travis Langley Ph.D. writes for Psychology Today about his recent experience “breaking down” psychological disorders in superhero characters for a popular Youtube program. He touches on the delicate balance of using fictional...