‘Knowledge is power’, an aphorism attributed to Sir Francis Bacon (1597), is as true today as it was during the sixteenth century. When it comes to Borderline Personality Disorder, the only effective therapy is knowledge based. Likewise, for loved ones who interface with BPD sufferers, their only positive course of action is to acquire knowledge and……
Is BPD CAUSING: Too much drama? High anxiety? Hopelessness?
Register now for this drama-ending seminar!
LEARN: How to avoid BPD related family conflicts. How to prevent drama & eliminate disharmony.
It is very important that people voice their opinion and their experience with BPD. Many families have spent every penny they have, plus their retirement trying to get help for their loved one.
Many people who have BPD would like to be contributing members of society and not have their mental illness leave them disabled…..
Bpd global hears the good, the bad and the ugly about specific DBT providers in San Diego and throughout much of North America. As a result, when a new, reputable provider comes to town, it’s great news, worthy of being shared with our subscribers!
DBT California has opened a new location in San Diego, staffed with highly experienced practitioners….
Bpd global is grateful and honored to announce the receipt of a very generous grant from the Max and Anna Levinson Foundation of Carlsbad, California!
Gordon Levinson is founder of the Levinson Law Group of Carlsbad, California and specializes in personal injury representation. Levinson Law Group is one of the most highly regarded personal injury law firms in all of San Diego county…….
During this two hour presentation, the professionals will discuss and demonstrate the top DBT techniques, which can be employed by family members, to help reduce the level of perceived drama in a typical BPD family unit.
After the presentation, there will be a dynamic question and answer session, during which the professionals will gladly field any query related to BPD or DBT……
“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,….”
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……
“…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)….”
…Behaviors associated with BPD are annoying, disruptive, inconvenient and even infuriating. Unfortunately, ignoring the disease will only amplify the symptoms and create greater collateral damage amongst all with whom the afflicted comes in contact. Sadly, if left untreated, the symptoms may become dangerous and can realistically result in murder in addition to suicide!…
… Not only did subjects with borderline personality disorder misread facial emotions, the studies showed, but they also took more time to interpret facial emotions than others. And when they perceived anger, it induced stronger reactions than in healthy control subjects, Ruocco’s team found…
…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.”…
…..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….
“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…….”
… 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…..
“…Dr. Fruzetti began by validating the family experience. We learned individual and family distress typically includes significant levels of numerous dysregulated emotions; anger, hurt feelings, sadness, embarrassment, worry and can include individual chaotic behaviors. Dr. Fruzetti described non-blaming ways to understand how distressed individuals…”
…… 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……
“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…”