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.”

Today is Marsha Linehan’s Birthday.

Today is Marsha Linehan’s Birthday.

Happy Birthday! Dr. Linehan is the developer of Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT. DBT is the the most effective and widely studied treatment for people with Borderline Personality Disorder. particularly for the BPD related problems of suicidal thinking...
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.