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Borderline Personality Disorder

These Are the 10 Most Psychopathic Jobs in America

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weird News
Michael Shammas

As an aspiring lawyer, I suspected it all along, but now my suspicions have been (unfortunately) confirmed: We're all crazy. A ranking compiled by O...

Rehoming and a Broken System

John M. Simmons | Posted 11.17.2013 | Parents
John M. Simmons

As adoptive parents, aren't we supposed to be the vanguard for saving children? Aren't we supposed to be the forefront of child protection? Those misconceptions are part of the problem.

The Road to Sanity Is Paved With Chili Mac

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

My favorite food is chili mac. It is anti-pretentious. Inclusive. Easy.

4 Basic Steps For Keeping Stress At Bay

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 05.21.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

Here are four steps to minimize stress that may not make all your problems go away, but they can provide a great touching off point. We know that stress is in the mind of the beholder, and by adjusting your mindset, you can also improve your mood, and ultimately, your relationships.

Running On Empty: Wishing Adulthood for Elizabeth Wurtzel

Kerry Cohen | Posted 03.09.2013 | Books
Kerry Cohen

There are times I wish I could call Wurtzel on the phone and tell her how much her work meant to me. I think she's a good writer. I think she's smart. But until she has something new to say, something that is still truly about our generation, I wish she would stop.

War of the Roses -- (Sadly) Coming to a Relationship Near You

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

When a narcissistic man and a borderline woman get together, the excitement, ecstasy and passion at the beginning of a relationship are only exceeded by the vitriolic, venomous, repulsion at the end.

What Mindfulness And Acceptance Can Do For Your Self-Esteem

New Harbinger | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

DBT skills are flexible and can be used to help with self-esteem issues, other emotional problems, and simply to help you live a healthier, happier life.

Back From The Brink: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder

Stacy Pershall | Posted 12.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacy Pershall

Borderline personality disorder, the whispered thing I'd heard, was a wicked jungle-bred stepchild of a diagnosis. Borderline was Glenn Close in "Fatal Attraction."

Brandon Marshall Has Borderline Personality Disorder. What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.01.2011 | Healthy Living

Brandon Marshall, the Miami Dolphins receiver, today announced that he suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). The mental illness affects...

NFL Star Reveals Mental Disorder

Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports

Brandon Marshall revealed on Sunday that he was diagnosed earlier this year with borderline personality disorder in an emotional press conference. ...

Is Your Ex Worse Than Charlie Sheen?

Alison Patton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Alison Patton

Charlie Sheen keeps telling us he's special, but is he really that unique? We've read volumes about the king of custody battles, Alec Baldwin. We've f...

Sarah Palin and the Tiger Mom

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

I wish Amy Chua didn't remind me so much of another public figure, plucked so recently from obscurity, who keeps rewriting the narratives that excuse and explain her bad behavior.

The Naked Lady Who Stood On Her Head: A psychiatrist's stories of his most bizarre cases

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

This book's stories thoughtfully depict essential aspects of mental health treatment. Few people actually understand, and thus tend to mischaracterize or stigmatize, what goes on in a psychiatrist's office.

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy?

New Harbinger | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
New Harbinger

The main reasons DBT is so effective in such a wide range of problems, is that it teaches people to manage their overwhelming emotions more effectively.

Build Your "Self" First Before You Argue With It

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

If you a reader of mine, you've heard me say that "not all craving control strategies are created equal." I still stand by that. But here's a relat...