…The bottom line is, everyone should know that people with BPD can successfully marry or live with a partner in a stable relationship and become parents. However, if they do these things while they are still acutely ill and when they are young, it is not as likely to turn out as well as if they wait until they symptomatically and psychosocially improve quite a bit, and get a bit older and calmer—[in which case]it is quite likely to turn out well.”…
On 18 April 2013 I posted an article announcing the Bpd global discussion forum . Unfortunately, there were technical issues for virtually everyone that tried to register and or participate in the forums. I apologize for this inconvenience, the error was entirely my fault!
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People who interface closely with those suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder have several unique needs. The most important amongst these are:
1. A comprehensive understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder.
2. A functional knowledge of effective techniques for communicating with afflicted people…….
…..professor at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Dr. Antonia New discusses recovery and borderline personality disorder. She specializes in borderline personality disorder, exploring the neurobiological underpinnings of this disorder as well as the implications of these findings on treatment. Her research focus is on impulsive aggression and she uses neuroimaging techniques….
… The study by Boston Children’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic has revealed that ADHD doesn’t just “go away” but in fact, follows children into adulthood. Children with ADHD are more likely to have additional psychiatric disorders as adults. They also appear more likely to commit suicide and are often incarcerated as adults…..
…… I have collaborated with the founder of Bpd global for many years and have directly observed their workshops. I am very impressed with their ability to balance compassion with practical advice. The family members of many patients at my clinic have found Bpd global to be an extremely useful source of education and support……
(CBS News) An international group of scientists have identified genetic links between five major psychiatric disorders, including autism, ADHD, bipolar disorder, depression and schizophrenia…….”
We have all had nightmares. Almost everyone gets them once in a while; adults as well as children however, people suffering with BPD report them in abundance and to a degree that they become negative, life impacting events. Just the thought of another night disturbed by a hair curling nightmare is enough to cause dread of going to sleep. A quick Google search using “nightmares in Borderline Personality Disorder” will verify this fact……
“I enthusiastically endorse Bpdglobal as an important source of education and support for those whose family members suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). I have collaborated with Sandy Boone, the President, since 2001. We have worked together for the past 11 years to provide education about BPD and available treatment…….”
“We know breathing is life sustaining, can’t live long without breathing however, you might not know that we can use breathing as a tool to feel calmer, more in control of emotions. Just take one or two deep breathes right now and exhale slowly each time – notice how you feel. Research at the National Institutes of Health suggests that breathing slowly for a few minutes a day is enough to be a health benefit…”
“…When we’re bombarded, often on a daily basis, with negative episodes associated with BPD it’s hard to believe happiness is possible. Isn’t that rather like looking for happiness while engaging in an all out war?
If you have been diagnosed with BPD or if you feel you may have this disorder you probably feel extremely frightened about the future. You may even feel hopeless…”
“…Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) teaches that the proper use of positive reinforcement can produce near miraculous results when interfacing with BPD sufferers. In practice, positive reinforcement is far more effective than negative reinforcement when dealing with virtually any creature, be it human, canine, etcetera (Cats are excluded from this generalization as it would appear they just don’t give a crap about anything we say or do)….”
“…In the video Sapp calls Marshall a “retard” and Smith said that Marshall has multiple personalities.
“Our goal is to break these stigmas,” Marshall said to the assembled audience. “Borderline Personality Disorder is the most stigmatized disorder. I think it’s a shame. If we raise awareness, we will see a change in our communities and in our lives…”
“According to Shirley S. Wang of The Wall Street Journal there has been significant controversy in the committee-like compilation of the upcoming, new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders or DSM for short.
Among the contentious issues is the defining of a new children’s disease,….”
“…Anyone who knew Larissa knew that she LOVED her birthday. She wouldn’t let anyone forget as she anxiously awaited its arrival each year. A day to celebrate HER was the best day ever!! Every year on that special day she’d watch the clock with anticipation. At 1:51 PM she would say to whoever happened to be near, “Ask me how old I am!” …”
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“BSS provides a comprehensive understanding of the effects of BPD upon sufferers and the collateral damage it causes to their relationships. BSS teaches you how to anticipate, identify, avoid and or recover from negative episodes associated with BPD behaviors. BSS also provides participants with a thorough understanding of the practical uses and applications of DBT and MBT when interfacing with BPD sufferers…….”
“Over the past few years a tremendous number of books about Borderline Personality Disorder have been published. We have personally read and evaluated many works. The majority of publications are not very helpful for those who are trying to interface effectively BPD sufferers.
BPDG has partnered with Amazon to bring you a select subset of publications, any of which we believe will be very useful and helpful to those who interface with the afflicted.”
“…BPDG is comprised of volunteers who have all had very close contact with people suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder. BPDG volunteers posses a broad range of practical, professional and educational experience and credentials. We are not psychology professionals; we do not even play them on TV. We are people who have been impacted by this seemingly impossible disease and have learned very significant and important lessons through many years of trial, error and continuing education….”