March 4, 2015

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March 1st Call-in 8pm to 9pm EST “Emotional Cascades and Understanding the Chaos and Complexity in Borderline Personality Disorder” Edward Selby, Ph.D. Register at

Third NASSPD NEA.BPD Conference March 28 and 29, 2015 Boston Mass. Master Clinicians: Martin Bohus, MD, Peter Fonagy, Ph.D, John Gunderson, MD, Marie-Paule DeValdivia, MBA, LCSW

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NEA.BPD Call-in Sunday February 22nd 8pm to 9pm EST Anthony Ruocco, Ph.D. “Cognitive Functioning and Functional Abilities in BPD.” register at

Hot off the NEABPD Call-in Series: Drs. Charlie Swenson and Kelly Koerner “Skills as the Core of DBT: Commentaries on the New Skills Manual.”

NEPDA Conference Saturday March 14 Belmont Mass

Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Payson Park Church 365 Belmont Street Belmont, MassachusettsNEPDA CONFERENCE FLYER FINAL

NEA.BPD Free Winter Series Call-in: Start date Feb 15th with Drs Charlie Swenson and Kelly Koerner… Registration at The-Call-in_Series_flyer_Winter_2015 post

  Click here to download the Call-In Series Winter Flyer Sunday evenings 8pm EST Thank you to our presenters who give freely of their time and expertise, and our planning committee: Andrea Gold, PhD, Elena Mayville, Ph.D. & Seth Axelrod, Ph.D. Registration for these free-of-charge sessions is at:   February 15th Charlie Swenson, MD […]

NEA.BPD highlights research on early identification. Article online– go to (BPD and Emotion Dysregulation Disorder Journal) “The impact of childhood temperament on the development of borderline personality disorder symptoms over the course of adolescence.” Stephanie D Stepp, Kate Keenan, Alison E Hipwell, and Robert F Krueger

The purpose of this study was to characterize the development of BPD symptoms across adolescence by evaluating the fit of several latent variable growth models to annual assessments of symptoms obtained from girls when they were ages 14 through 19 years. After determining the best fitting model, we examined prospective associations between the temperament dimensions […]