Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

Why Learning DBT Skills Can Help Your Family Member with BPD

When you have a family member with Borderline Personality Disorder, learning DBT skills can mean the difference between having a tumultuous relationship and finding a middle ground that allows them to feel supported and understood.

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What are the Signs of Self-Harm in Someone with BPD?

What are the Signs of Self-Harm in Someone with BPD?

Wondering if your loved one with BPD is engaging in self-harm? Here are some things to keep an eye out for.

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6 Ways to Practice Empathy When Supporting a Loved One with BPD

6 Ways to Practice Empathy When Supporting a Loved One with BPD

Empathy doesn’t mean that you have to agree with another person’s choices, but that you are listening to them and making an effort to see and feel from their point of view. Here are six ways to do that.

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The Importance of Empathy in BPD Support

The Importance of Empathy in BPD Support

Empathy allows us to be really present with a loved one. It gives us a chance to stop thinking about ourselves, stop making judgments or conclusions, and gives us an opportunity to become absorbed in another person’s perspective on the world.

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How to Help Your Loved One with BPD Start Their Career

How to Help Your Loved One with BPD Start Their Career

While not everyone with BPD will struggle when it comes to finding and starting a career, for many, it will be a life-long challenge. So how can you help your loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder navigate their career path?

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Borderline Personality Disorder Conferences in 2014

Borderline Personality Disorder Conferences in 2014

This year finds big names in Borderline Personality Disorder treatment gathering around the globe to present research and discuss various aspects of BPD treatment and BPD symptoms.

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Do SSRIs Increase Self-Harm in People with Borderline Personality Disorder?

Do SSRIs Increase Self-Harm in People with Borderline Personality Disorder?

A recent study examines the relationship between SSRIs and self-harmful behaviors in people diagnosed with BPD and depression.

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Borderline Personality Disorder and the (Mis)Interpretation of Anger

Borderline Personality Disorder and the (Mis)Interpretation of Anger

A 2013 study shows that people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) may have difficulty interpreting the facial expressions of others. But there is a plus side to these findings.

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5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

5 Tips on Navigating the Holiday Season (and Family) with BPD

The holidays. Such a joyous time of year! Unless time spent with your family is one of your triggers. Here are five tips on navigating the holiday season when you have Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Using DBT Skills in the Workplace

Using DBT Skills in the Workplace

If you find yourself in an emotionally charged moment at your workplace, see if you can practice a few of these DBT skills to get you through the conflict in a healthy way.

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