Part II: Measurement of Rejection Sensitivity

  Dr Downey goes on to discuss how Rejection Sensitivity is measured. Not surprising, individuals who have BPD have a high level of rejection sensitivity as a result of the anxious expectation and concern and the resulting sense of threat that is activated by...

Social Rejection and BPD – Rejection Sensitivity Part I

This is among the most important reserach we have featured on the NEABPD blog.  NEA  recently hosted a Sunday night call-in with professor and researcher Geraldine Downey, Ph.D.    Vice Provost Downey is a Professor in the Department of Psychology  at Columbia...

DBT Effectiveness for Adolescents

Dr Alec Miller Co-Founder, Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants of Westchester, LLP White Plains, NY Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychology Director, Adolescent Depression and Suicide Program Montefiore...

Controversial and Accurate Discussion of Stigma

Ironically, it is clear that improving attitudes and behaviors of Clinicians surrounding BPD could potentially have the greatest and most positive impact on stigma.  A lack of understanding of the disorder or knowing how to treat people with BPD, has resulted in the...

Why Should It Matter?

Dr. Aguirre goes on to discuss why it is so important to eliminate the negative attitudes towards people with any mental illness, especially with BPD, which continues to be stigmatized, misunderstood and misdiagnosed. It is critically important to educate to reduce...
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