When Being a Loner Isn’t a Choice: Schizoid Personality Disorder

Some people are just plain comfortable on their own. Maybe they were only children growing up, or maybe they had a big family and craved peace and solitude. Either way, some people seem to thrive when left to their own devices with plenty of privacy and independence. read more

On August 7th, 2012, posted in: Borderline Personality Disorder Research by Tags:

Family History of Substance Abuse Linked to Majoring in Humanities

If your family has a history of bipolar disorder or substance abuse, your college major is more likely to be in the humanities or social sciences. On the other hand, having a sibling, parent or grandparent with an autism spectrum disorder makes you more likely to major in science or technology, according to a new […] read more

On February 11th, 2012, posted in: Mental Health by Tags:

Borderline Personality Disorder Diagnostic Criteria Still Puzzling Researchers

A recent review has found that most people with a condition known as Borderline personality disorder, or BPD, are not violent. The abundance of research has focused excessively on those people already in the criminal justice system, according to an online study. read more

On February 2nd, 2012, posted in: Borderline Personality Disorder Research by Tags:

Dealing with Borderline Personality Disorder in the Family

When there’s a family member diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, BPD, it can be frustrating, difficult, chaotic and distressing for all concerned. Often, family members are at a total loss when first attempting to deal with their loved one with BPD. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There are some effective ways to […] read more

On July 25th, 2011, posted in: Mental Health by Tags: ,