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...

The Case for Supporting Research (one of NEA’s missions)

5 Disorders Share Genetic Risk Factors, Study Finds By GINA KOLATA Published: February 28, 2013, New York Times The psychiatric illnesses seem very different — schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism, major depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Yet...

Spring Call-In Series Schedule

Spring 2013 Schedule  Sundays from 8pm to 9pm EST Next Event:  June 2nd – Call in number is:  530 881 1400 pin number 725639#   Slides will be forthcoming. Dr Lee Anna Clark “Putting Personality Pathology on a Foundation of Personality Traits”...

What causes Borderline Personality Disorder

Why are some people vulnerable to developing borderline personality disorder?  What is different about them that puts them at risk?  Do their brains work in a different way?   Scientists and researchers now understand that the brain of a BPD patient is different. See...
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