Borderline Personality Disorder Related Content

4 Myths About Borderline Personality Disorder

So you think you know about borderline personality disorder? Think again. Many of us have seen the movie “Fatal Attraction,” where the lead female character is described as having borderline personality disorder (BPD), but the diagnosis is not that Hollywood portrayal. In fact, despite great...

How Working Improves Your Mental Health

For those who have experienced life-altering events or diagnoses, getting a job may be the last thing on their mind. They may consider it out of the question altogether. But it turns out that working has significantly more value than a paycheck alone. Karen L. Jacob, PhD, program director of McLean...

Video: Living With BPD During the Pandemic

Dr. Brandon Unruh discusses borderline personality disorder in the time of the pandemic, how to find stability in unstable moments, and how to create an emotionally safe environment for you and your loved ones during these trying times.

Podcast: Living a Life of Empathy and Experience

On today’s episode, Trevor discusses his perception of self and feeling that he is useless. He is joined by Sophia L. Maurasse, MD, medical director of McLean’s 3East Girls Intensive and Step Down Programs. Sophia discusses her difficult childhood experience fleeing from war-torn Liberia and how...

Podcast: Riding to Remember With Mac Dorris

Trevor discusses the negative ways in which mental illness is portrayed by the media before he is joined by Mac Dorris, founder of the Ride for Mental Health. Mac started this charity bike ride in honor of his son, Eric, who struggled with borderline personality disorder and depression. Eric passed...

Podcast: Boys Have Borderline Personality Disorder Too

Today, Trevor is joined by Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD, director of McLean’s 3East Boys Intensive Program, to discuss gender as it relates to borderline personality disorder (BPD). Alan talks about the differences in how BPD presents itself in men vs. women. He also notes that there is work to do in the...