4. Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
Despite what many believe, borderline personality disorder is very treatable. There are a number of therapies specifically designed to treat BPD.
Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. This program, the fourth in a five part series on BPD and the family, presents several treatments for borderline personality disorder that have helped people throughout the world. Marsha Linehan discusses Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Peter Fonagy explains Mentalization Based Treatment and Frank Yeomans describes Transference Focused Psychotherapy. The use of medications in treating BPD is also examined.
Run Time: 41 minutes
See what some of the experts say in this video
Alec Miller, PsyD"I've seen patients with four, five, six different medications. Quite a cocktail."Alec Miller, PsyDClinical Psychologist
Jon G. Allen, PhD"We understand that persons with Borderline Personality Disoder are going to have more exquisite sensitivity and difficulty."Jon G. Allen, PhDClinical Psychologist
Mary Zanarini, EdD"People often overlook their community mental health centers...when it's often a really good place because there is a team of people working together."Mary Zanarini, EdDBPD Researcher
Frank Yeomans, MD"Traditional analysis isn't the right treatment for these folks because they need more structure."Frank Yeomans, MDPsychiatrist