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Two Therapies Found Effective in Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) affects up to 2 percent of the population, according to a team of researchers in Spain who investigated which therapies offer the greatest benefit to patients with the condition. The team systematically reviewed published studies on the most popular therapies used in treating BPD. The outcomes associated with BPD are often disheartening. At best, patients exhibit heavy use of medical services; at worst, they experience early death or suicide. This has led to widespread acknowledgement in the mental health community of the importance of properly diagnosing the condition and developing more effective treatment for it. Of late, there have been a number of randomized and controlled trials investigating the efficacy of various forms of psychotherapy used to treat BPD. The Spanish review does a careful job of sifting through the related data within its own narrow confines of evaluation.

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Testosterone Therapy Shown to Ease Depression in Men

Testosterone is a hormone that plays a vital role in aspects of male health including the production of sperm and red blood cells, the accumulation and maintenance of muscle strength and muscle mass, and the typical distribution of body fat. Testosterone also appears to play a role in decreasing male risks for developing depression. In line with this viewpoint, several studies indicate that men who develop depression sometimes have unusually low testosterone levels. Depressed men with low testosterone often experience a decline in their depression symptoms when they receive a treatment known as testosterone therapy.

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