How the brain regulates emotions

Coming Soon. In this new program leading BPD experts, people with BPD, and their loved ones explain how the brain can regulate our emotions and the benefits and limits of the use of medication in the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. Signup for BPD...
Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

The documentary film Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me doesn’t focus on Selena’s many achievements and awards, but rather provides an intimate look at her turbulent inner struggles and how she learned to overcome them.

An Interview With The Authors Of “DBT For Dummies” (Part 1)

Here’s our interview with the authors of “DBT for Dummies”, Gillian Galen, PsyD and Blaise Aguirre, MD. Gillian Galen, PsyD is a Psycologist at Harvard Medical School and Blaise Aguirre, MD is a Psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School. Part one of...
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.

Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Breaking the Stigma: Borderline Personality Disorder

Given the recent discourse around mental health, it felt important to remind readers of the enduring need to break the stigma surrounding BPD. The article we are highlighting today comes from a student newspaper, the Observer, from Central Washington University, and...