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Self-harm and BPD, from Gunderson and Hoffman Publication

Suicidal and Self-Injurious Behaviour in Borderline Personality Disorder Barbara Stanley, Ph.D. Beth S. Brodsky, Ph.D.   Deliberately inflicted self-harm in the context of borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be disturbing, frightening, and shame provoking to...

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Busting Myths about BPD

This offering comes from the 2018 BPD Awareness Week campaign, from the Australian BPD Foundation collaborating with many other groups that support Australians with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).

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A Beep from the Border

Are you curious ... what is BPD?   Borderline Personality Disorder, or BPD (or The Beep when it is interfering with my plans) This offering comes from the 2018 BPD Awareness Week campaign, from the Australian BPD Foundation collaborating with many other...

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Causes of BPD, by Robert O Friedel MD

by Robert O Friedel MD For many years, it was commonly believed that the main cause of borderline disorder was poor or uninformed parenting. It now seems most likely that biological factors, especially genetic ones, are necessary to place a person at risk...

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Causes of BPD, by John G Gunderson MD

Hi again. Here is what John Gunderson says about the causes of BPD. While I know that many consumers have been abused, I feel that what Gunderson says, is much closer to the truth for many of us. I do not want to downplay emotional and/or physical abuse...

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NMHRC Guideline for Borderline Personality Disorder (2012)

From the Australian National Mental Health Research Council (NMHRC) 2012:

Borderline personality is the most common and serious of the personality disorders, affecting many in the general population.

The Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Borderline Personality Disorder (2012) will assist health professionals to diagnose, treat and manage BPD in adolescents and adults.

This guideline will also improve understanding and recognition of BPD in health services and the community.

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Siblings and Mental Illness – Fact Sheet

Recently added to the website
From the Archives – 2017

One of our members asked for info to help siblings who live with a brother or sister diagnosed with a mental illness and when I read this Fact Sheet, Siblings and Mental Health, from Centacare and Siblings Australia, I thought others might find it useful as well.

Share it with any siblings who are struggling with their brother or sister.

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