Using Tech To Avoid Tragedy

Using Tech To Avoid Tragedy

Studies have shown that nearly half of people who die by suicide visited their primary health care provider in the month before their death. Routine screening for depression can uncover suicidal thoughts, but clearly that’s not effective enough…

Check the Facts

Check the Facts

Among the many behaviors associated with Borderline Personality Disorder are emotional dysregulation, negative self-image, impulsivity and ‘splitting’, i.e., someone is either all good or all bad. This combination can lead a person with BPD to easily jump to erroneous…

Does BPD = PTSD?

Does BPD = PTSD?

Two authors propose that Borderline Personality Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder may, in fact, be one and the same thing. They argue this might also permit the controversial term Borderline Personality to be dropped from the diagnosis.

Brandon Marshall Tackles Stigma

Brandon Marshall Tackles Stigma

10 years ago, professional American football player Brandon Marshall was at the top of his game. But there was a problem, a big problem. Many of the attitudes, beliefs and behaviors that made him a success on the NFL battlefield were making his life off the field miserable and destructive.

BPD: Cured, Recovered Or In Remission?

BPD: Cured, Recovered Or In Remission?

In the past 30 years, several treatments have helped people with BPD “turn the corner” so to speak by reducing the impact of the disorder to a meaningful degree. But where do they hope to find themselves? Cured? Recovered? In remission?. And what do those words mean? Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a definitive answer.

How to Feel Happier

How to Feel Happier

Marsha Linehan, the developer of Dialectical Behavior Theory for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder uses a simple phrase to describe the goal of her therapy: to help people create a life worth living.
How does that work?