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Are There Effective Alternative Therapies For Borderline Personality
DBT Therapy: Dialectical behavioral therapy is probably the most well studied non medication treatment for borderline pd. Medications only help somewhat with the mood swings, depression, and impulsive behaviors. Marsha linehan phd actually suffers borderline pd and developed this model of therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is your opinion on borderline personality disorder? What do you think is the most effective treatment?
Meds & therapy: Borderline personality disorder is often the result of childhood trauma. It results in emotions and relationships being chaotic much of the time. Medication and therapy work best together. Xanax is not a long term answer. However, long term therapy that includes trauma, relaxation, dbt and relationship therapies can be very helpful. See an md, psychiatrist and therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What other treatment options is there for borderline personality disorder besides behavioral therapy?
DBT: The main recommended treatment is dialectical behavior therapy. www.dbtselfhelp.com information about all aspects of dialectical behaviour therapy. Find handouts, worksheets, lessons, and research articles. Flash cards·dbt skills list·dbt lessons·connecting skills·instant mindfulness·what is dbt. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder this week and will be starting therapy next week. Should I get a MRI?
BPD: Good for you to start therapy. There is no reason at this time to get an MRI (of the brain?) if you mean in connection with BPD. However, talk about why you'd like an MRI in therapy. Also, let your primary doctor know if you have any physical symptoms that would justify an MRI. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
One does not go into: Remission when one has a "borderline personality disorder". One can improve tremendously , especially with good therapy, and there are no medication, really, to treat this disorder. One can take medication to control anger outbursts, feeling depressed or anxious but the improvements of the character traits come out of doing "the work" on oneself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you please tell me about some great therapy techniques for bipolar and borderline personality disorder?
Dialectic beh ther: Hello, a good type of therapy for borderline personality disorder is called "dialectical behavior therapy." it teaches the patient to use mindfulness, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness to deal with the negative effects of having the disorder. Medication can help with bipolar disorder. Consult with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
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