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  More than 5% of U.S. adults have #borderline personality disorder as reported in a NIMH study#NIMHchats — Mental Health NIMH (@NIMHgov) May 31, 2013 self-injury & suicide attempts are hallmarks of #BPD.#NIMHchats— Mental Health NIMH (@NIMHgov) May 31, 2013...

Emotional Dysregulation and an Invalidating Environment

Individuals with BPD know all to well how it feels.  Extreme sensitivity coupled with an invalidating environment = extreme reactions and a slow return to baseline. Our poster for May Awareness illustrates what it feels like. This poster was donated and we want to...

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...

Positive Reasons for Diagnosing BPD

Dr. Blaise Aguirre, MD Assistant Professor of psychiatry at Harvard medical school and Medical Director 3East DBT Program, McLean Hospital spoke at our LA Conference and presented severl very important reasons that clinicians should not be reticent to give a BPD...
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