No one is born with BPD. Rather it develops over time, especially in very sensitive people who experience highly invalidating environments in their early years. And that many of the most invalidating moments occur within the dynamic of interpersonal relationships…
Concerns have been raised in the online mental health community about the news that Instagram has recently placed a warning message that appears when people search the site using the hashtag #BPD.
There were many people on Twitter this week who expressed feelings of loneliness. They felt that friends, family members or people on Twitter had forgotten about them. And, quite understandably, that was very painful.
How likely is it that three out of four people diagnosed with BPD are women?
It just might be that the most misunderstood and stigmatized of all mental health conditions is Borderline Personality Disorder. Which is amazing when you consider how many people meet the BPD diagnosis.
People from minority communities have largely been excluded from BPD research and access to clinical services. Turns out that has been the case with most every other mental health disorder. But that may be changing