Borderline Personality Disorder In Teens : Is it really a Disorder?

What's in a Name?Various therapists and many books characterize the name Borderline Personality Disorder as a misnomer as the name stems from the thought that the condition was on the frontier between between psychotic and neurotic behavior.  It was officially recognized in 1980 in the U.S. by the name Borderline Personality Disorder.  There are many experts concluding that the name has a negative connotation and thus makes diagnosising and treating the condition problematic.Border Schmorder Who Cares?...more

Borderline Personality Disorder: "Walking On Egg Shells" & "Recovering My Kid"

One of the best known books on Borderline Personality Disorders is "Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder".  It is a good book in that its pitch of "Do you feel manipulated, controlled, or lied to? Are you the focus of intense, violent, and irrational rages? Do you feel you are "walking on eggshells" to avoid the next confrontation? Here's help." absolutely hits home.  No One Believes You...more