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  1. Personality Disorders

    [Info Sheet]

      More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   Each of us has a unique personality that that is reflective of both our genetic make-up and our life experiences. Our personality develops over the years, and is a vital part of ...

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  2. Borderline Personality Disorder

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      PDF | More info sheets Author: Canadian Mental Health Association, BC Division   In the past, people thought that someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD) was “on the borderline” between psychosis and neurosis (anxiety/depression). Today, we k ...

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  3. Editor's Message: Borderline Personality Disorder

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    Nearly a decade ago, a colleague of mine suggested we do an issue of Visions on borderline personality disorder. It was a great idea then, but I’m actually glad we waited until now to tackle the subject. ...

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  4. Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact and Fiction

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    I am pleased to have this opportunity to work with Visions to raise awareness of borderline personality disorder (BPD) in BC. People with BPD are among the most misunderstood and stigmatized groups in the mental health community. Although there are effect ...

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  5. From Anger to Compassion

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    Valerie Porr understands pain. When one of her family members was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in 1990, Porr was very confused and upset by the diagnosis. At that time, she found little information about this mental disorder or how ...

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  6. Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality Disorder

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    The big four in current use The treatment of choice for borderline personality disorder (BPD) is psychotherapy. Currently, four forms of psychotherapy have been found to be effective in treating those with BPD. 1 ...

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  7. DBT Centre of Vancouver

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    Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) is the leading psychological treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD). It was developed 15 years ago by Marsha Linehan at the University of Washington in Seattle. DBT has been widely researched and proven to ...

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  8. Book Reviews

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    In the introduction to The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living With BPD, Chapman and Gratz pose an important question: “What took so long?” That is, why did it take so long to recognize BPD? And why do ...

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  9. Borderline personality disorder resources

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    This list is not comprehensive and does not imply endorsement of resources. ...

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  10. Where can I find information and help for borderline personality disorder?

      Back to Ask Us | Email a question to HeretoHelp Ask Us is for readers who want to take charge of their well-being, support a friend or loved one, find good help, or just learn more about mental health and substance use. Here, the information and resourc ...

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