Insights into Borderline Personality Disorder: Neurobiological Research and Clinical Interventions – October 20-21, 2007

NEABPD Annual Conference

Insights into Borderline Personality Disorder:

Neurobiological Research and Clinical Interventions

Saturday, October 20 – Sunday, October 21, 2007
The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, NY


Conference Sponsors The National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
in partnership with the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD)The Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSSM)The New York City Chapter of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI-NYC Metro)
Conference Goals This conference is conducted in accordance with the published Mission of NEABPD: To raise public awareness, provide education, promote research on borderline personality disorder, and enhance the quality of life of those affected by this serious mental illness, and to meet the specific goals of leading family education programs, promoting workshops, and sponsoring regional meetings.

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe and generally chronic disorder that presents patients and their families and researchers with multiple challenges. These complex challenges will be addressed in order to inform mental health professionals, families, and consumers of current neurobiological research and treatment options.

Conference Description Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe and chronic disorder that presents researchers and clinicians, persons with BPD and their families with multiple challenges. In the context of neurobiological findings and their implications for treatment, the complexities of the disorder will be addressed at the 7th Annual National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder conference. The aim of the conference is to inform researchers, clinicians, mental health professionals, families, and consumers of the most current research and treatment options.

These annual scientific and educational conferences are supported by NIMH grant R-13MH068456-05.*

Conference Program

Saturday, October 20, 2007
Moderator for the Day:
Larry J. Siever, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Executive Director, Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center MIRECC
James J. Peters Medical Center

Welcome Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
President, National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder
Opening Remarks: Directions and New Directions Eric Hollander, MD, DFAPA, FACNP
Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor
Chairman of Psychiatry
Director, Seaver and New York Autism Center of Excellence
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Herbert Pardes, MD
President and CEO
New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York-Presbyterian Healthcare System, New York, NY
Ellen Stover, PhD
Director, Division of Mental Disorders, Behavioral Research, and AIDS (DMDBA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Bethesda, MD
Neuroimaging Studies of Emotion Processing in BPD Harold W. Koenigsberg, MD
Associate professor of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai Medical School, New York, NY
Trauma and Disassociation in Borderline Personality Disorder Christian Schmahl, MD
Ltd. Oberartz
Klinik for Psychosomatik und Psychotherapeutische Medizin Zentralinstitut for Seelische Gesundheit
Mannheim, Germany
Neurobiology and Treatment of Aggression in Personality Disorder Emil F. Coccaro, MD
Ellen C. Manning Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Borderline Personality Disorder: Isn’t It time for a New Name? Antonia New, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Serotonin-2A Receptor Binding in Borderline Personality Disorder Paul H. Soloff, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Implications for Treatment Overview and Moderator: Larry J.  Siever, MD

Panelists:
Emil F. Coccaro, MD
Harold W. Koenigsberg, MD
Antonia New, MD
Christian Schmahl, MD
Paul H. Soloff, MD


Sunday, October 21, 2007

Moderator for the Day:

Kenneth R. Silk, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI

Transference-Focused Psychotherapy: Aiming for Change in Psychological Structure Frank E. Yeomans, MD, PhD
Director of Training, Personality Disorders Institute
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Weill School of Medicine at Cornell University, New York, NY
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Research Program
University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Schema-Focused Therapy Jeffrey Young, PhD
Director, Schema Therapy Institute
Faculty. Department of Psychiatry
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
Young Investigator Award Presentation:
Emotion Regulation and BPD:
Laboratory and Experience Sampling Research
Facilitator: Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD
Alexander L. Chapman, Ph.D.

Simon Fraser University
Clinical Roundtable: The Three Faces of Psychotherapy for BPD Clinical Perspectives Overview and Moderator: Kenneth R. Silk, MD
Alan E. Fruzzetti,
Frank E. Yeomans, MD
Jeffrey E. Young, PhD
Family and Consumer Perspectives Panel Facilitator: Perry D. Hoffman, PhD
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