On Dec 1, 2012 the American Psychiatric Association voted on DSM-5. The categorical model and criteria for the 10 personality disorders included in DSM-IV will remain in addition to new trait- specific methodology.
The strength and support offered by our Family Connections classes is reaching Lesotho, a country inside the country of South Africa. A seminar version of the skills and support class is being taught to a group of twelve House Moms and clinical staff for Beautiful Dream, an organization dedicated to helping victims of sex trafficking […]
NEA.BPD invites you to listen to the presentation made by Debbie 365 days before her passing from lymphoma.
NEA.BPD RECEIVES AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION’S 2012 DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD. See video and read Dr John Oldham’s speech at Award Ceremony. Edward Kennedy Keynote Speaker.
APA AWARD“The award is given in recognition of signficant contributions to the APA and the field of American psychiatry. The dedication and committment of the NEA.BPD to the APA and psychiatry have made an immeasurable contribution to the profession and association. Other 2012 winners: Kay Redfield Jamison, Jeremy Lazarus, and W. Walter Menninger.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a serious and often life-threatening disorder that is characterized by severe emotional pain and difficulties managing emotions. The problems associated with BPD include impulsivity (including suicidality and self-harm), severe negative emotion such as anger and/or shame, chaotic relationships, an extreme fear of abandonment, and accompanying difficulties maintaining a stable and accepting […]