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Guest Blog Post: College Life and Borderline Personality Disorder

Guest Blog Post: College Life and Borderline Personality Disorder

This is a guest post from the blog Never Ending Battle. Kimberly writes often about her struggles with her different mental illnesses including Borderline Personality Disorder and how they can affect different areas of life. Kimberly also struggles with Major Depressive Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder […]

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Details on Two Drug Trials for Borderline Personality Disorder

Details on Two Drug Trials for Borderline Personality Disorder

This follows a previous article with a general summary of the two medication studies for BPD presented here: http://www.pdan.org/drug-trials-encouraging-results-for-bpd/ SEROQUEL XR (OLANZAPINE) STUDY FOR BPD, 2010-2013 “Comparison of Low and Moderate Dosages of Extended- Release Quetiapine in Borderline Personality Disorder: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial”, by Donald Black, Mary Zanarini, Ann […]

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Drug Trials’ Encouraging Results for Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder that develops slowly, usually in adolescence and young adults and resolves slowly. After 4 years about 50 percent of BPD sufferers will remit, and after 10 years nearly 85 percent. When treated with empirically-validated treatments, these figures are considerably […]

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Alienation as a Result of Therapy, by Mark S. Komrad M.D.

The following is an excerpt of advice from Mark S. Komrad M.D., author of: “You Need Help:  A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling.”  The situation is one where a parent came to Dr. Komrad for advice on his child who is in therapy. In […]

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An Umbrella for Alex Review

Today we have a new review for An Umbrella For Alex. With all of the different things PDAN is doing lately, it’s important to stick true to our roots, which is to provide help for families of those with personality disorders. This was our very first published […]

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Bibliotherapy

Bibliotherapy is a form of mental health treatment. It involves the use of books to help children cope with changes, emotional problems, or mental problems. (Pardek, 1994) Bibliotherapy includes books with characters facing a dilemma similar to the reader, realistic elements such as plot and character, a […]

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