Condition Center: Borderline Personality Disorder

Better Mental Health, Less Crime

People with mental illnesses are more likely to be victims of crimes than to commit violent crimes. But there remain some outliers among those with p...

I Just Called to Say I'm Okay

If making an appointment to see the psychiatrist or therapist for your regular therapy is a hassle, here's some good news. A phone therapy ses...

Can Re-Runs Re-Charge Us?

Doesn’t watching TV make people couch potatoes? But it feels so good to sit and chill out for a while. Maybe it’s not all bad and ther...

Walking the Line

Impulsive? Unstable? No emotional control? While at first glance these might seem like symptoms of a number of mental health problems, they ...

Patient Views of BPD Treatments

Psychotherapy, or talk therapy, is a common treatment for borderline personality disorder  (BPD) and reduces symptoms. New research asked for...

Comparing Therapies for Borderline

A variety of therapies can be used to treat borderline personality disorder (BPD). New research compares two types to see how well they help peopl...

Reading Emotion From Faces

Teens with borderline personality disorder may have decreased ability to read minor facial expressions of emotion. This difference may help to exp...

Bullying Disintegrates Personality

Emotional and physical abuse experienced by children affects them in more ways then one, and new research suggests it can cause long-term patterns...