Borderline Personality Library

  • Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT)
    Mentalization based therapy (MBT) is a specific type of psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy designed to help people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Its focus is helping people to differentiate and separate out their own thoughts and feelings ...
  • An Overview of Borderline Personality Disorder
    Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious mental illness characterized by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behavior. This instability often disrupts family and work life, long-term planning, and the individual's sense ...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment
    Table of Contents Introduction Psychotherapy Hospitalization Medications Self-Help Introduction Borderline Personality Disorder is experienced in individuals in many different ways. Often, ...
  • Characteristics of Borderline Personality Disorder
    Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder make frantic efforts to avoid real or imagined abandonment. The perception of impending separation or rejection, or the loss of external structure, can lead to profound ...
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
    The main feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a pervasive pattern of instability in interpersonal relationships, self-image and emotions. People with borderline personality disorder are also usually very impulsive. This disorder occurs in most ...
  • An Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder
    The term "borderline" means in-between one thing and another. Originally, this term was used when the clinician was unsure of the correct diagnosis because the client manifested a mixture of neurotic and psychotic symptoms. Many ...