People With Borderline Personality Disorder Do Recover, Says Expert

Patients who meet criteria for recovery from borderline personality disorder (BPD) are more likely to marry and be parents than those who do not recover, and they are more likely to do so at an older age. That’s what Mary Zanarini, Ed.D., of McLean Hospital, Belmont,...

Part II: Measurement of Rejection Sensitivity

Dr Downey goes on to discuss how Rejection Sensitivity is measured. Not surprising, individuals who have BPD have a high level of rejection sensitivity as a result of the anxious expectation and concern and the resulting sense of threat that is activated by certain...

Social Rejection and BPD – Rejection Sensitivity Part I

This is among the most important reserach we have featured on the NEA.BPD blog.  NEA  recently hosted a Sunday night call-in with professor and researcher Geraldine Downey, Ph.D.    Vice Provost Downey is a Professor in the Department of Psychology  at Columbia...

DBT Effectiveness for Adolescents

Dr Alec Miller Co-Founder, Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants of Westchester, LLP White Plains, NY Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychology Director, Adolescent Depression and Suicide Program Montefiore...

Controversial and Accurate Discussion of Stigma

Ironically, it is clear that improving attitudes and behaviors of Clinicians surrounding BPD could potentially have the greatest and most positive impact on stigma.  A lack of understanding of the disorder or knowing how to treat people with BPD, has resulted in the...
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