In fact, one known fact in the psychology literature is that men are under diagnosed with BPD while women are over diagnosed.

Alphabet Soup in Psychology: BPD and DBT

There are so many acronyms in the fast-passed world we live in; welcome to the American culture of ‘living to work.’ We are often looking for the quick fix and that is where I place the blame of the all the acronyms that are a part of our society. Some that you will read about in this article include: BPD, CBT and DBT. Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has consistently been found to be the mos … [Read More...]

Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: Coping and Treatment Options

Diagnosed with Schizophrenia: Coping and Treatment Options

A diagnosis of schizophrenia can often result in feelings of confusion and fear. Knowing what to do in the weeks following a diagnosis can seem like a mystery, but it does not have to be. Understanding schizophrenia may help an individual recently diagnosed feel empowered to navigate potential treatment options. Finding appropriate medical attention, creating a supportive social network, and … [Read More...]

What is Unipolar Depression

What is Unipolar Depression

When we talk about depression, we are usually referring to unipolar depression. However, there are actually two different types of depression: unipolar and bipolar. Both types can share very similar symptoms, particularly in the beginning, but actually are traced to different … [Read More...]