Father with borderline personality disorder holding child's hand

Being Raised By a Parent With Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder is characterized by extreme emotional reactions, difficulty forming or maintaining relationships, and mood swings. Someone with borderline personality disorder may seem unpredictable or paranoid. Borderline personality disorder treatment typically involves cognitive behavioral therapy to help individuals become more aware of their emotions and actions, including how they are triggered and how they…

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Borderline Personality Disorder Hinders Recovery From Depression and Vice Versa

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and major depression are highly interactive conditions, a new study from Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital finds. Specifically, the presence of BPD hinders a timely recovery from major depression, while, conversely, the presence of major depression hinders a timely recovery from borderline personality disorder, researchers say.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy Found Effective for Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is an illness characterized by stormy relationships, low self-regard and problems managing strong emotions. People with BPD are more frequently hospitalized for psychiatric care than patients with other kinds of personality disorders or those with major depression. How to successfully reduce the number of required inpatient services was the subject of…