Diagnosing Borderline Personality Disorder: What on earth is that? – May 3, 2003

Diagnosing Borderline Personality Disorder:
What on earth is that?

May 3, 2003
Richmond, VA

Conference Sponsors:

National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
NEABPD Richmond Affiliate
Chippenham Medical Center


A one-day workshop for professionals, family members, and consumers who want to know more about BPD.

Conference Description:

This workshop is designed for professionals, family members, and consumers.

The combination of informational components with inbuilt time for questions will help people better understand borderline personality disorder.

This workshop will provide information about the disorder and related topics: diagnosis and criteria; behaviors; medications; primary care settings; pediatric settings; impacts on family; impacts on clients; research; course of disorder

Conference Program

Overview on Borderline Personality Disorder

Robert O. Friedel, M.D.
Director, Medical College of Virginia Borderline Personality Disorder Program

Medication: A Psychiatrist’s Point of View

James Shield, M.D.
Tucker Psychiatric Institute
Chief of Psychiatry, Chippenham Johnston-Willis Medical Center
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, VCU

What is Seen in Primary Care Settings

Teresa Hawkins, M.D.
Family Practice Associates of Hopewell, Inc.;
Assistant Clinical Professor, VCU

What is Seen in Pediatric Settings

Terry Jarrett, M.D.
Adult and Pediatric Psychiatry

Monette Wood, M.D.
Capital Pediatrics

Family Perspectives Panel

Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D.
President, NEABPD

Eileen Crawford, Ph. D.
Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Jan Neifeld

Patricia Woodward, M.A.T.
New England Personality Disorders Association (NEPDA)

Dixianne Penney, Dr.P.H
Executive Vice President, NEABPD

Hillary Eaton, M.Ed.
ORT/L NEPDA and NEABPD Board Member

Longitudinal Studies

Mary Zanarini, Ed.D.
Harvard Medical School

Research and New Directions

James Breiling, Ph.D.
National Institute of Mental Health