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I have borderline personality disorder and don't know how to deal with it. Can it be cured?

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In brief: Yes, but...

Treatment of any personality disorder requires years and years of treatment with a therapist who is experienced at treating personality disorders.
The process is not easy for the patient or the therapist, so few therapists are willing and competent to do so. However, it can be done and is worthwhile despite the pain.

In brief: Yes, but...

Treatment of any personality disorder requires years and years of treatment with a therapist who is experienced at treating personality disorders.
The process is not easy for the patient or the therapist, so few therapists are willing and competent to do so. However, it can be done and is worthwhile despite the pain.
Dr. William Drescher
Dr. William Drescher
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Dr. Linehan's Story

Dr marsha linehan, respected psychologist credited 4 developing new approach 4 treating borderline personality disorder (dubbed "dialectical behavior therapy") herself had been diagnosed w/ bdp.
Read short version of her story via @nytimes: http://nyti.Ms/yxtgz8 who knows, u may learn 2 develop strong sense of self & become world's greatest self-soother + communicator of feelings! try dbt?

In brief: Dr. Linehan's Story

Dr marsha linehan, respected psychologist credited 4 developing new approach 4 treating borderline personality disorder (dubbed "dialectical behavior therapy") herself had been diagnosed w/ bdp.
Read short version of her story via @nytimes: http://nyti.Ms/yxtgz8 who knows, u may learn 2 develop strong sense of self & become world's greatest self-soother + communicator of feelings! try dbt?
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Borderline

It can be stabilized & brought to remission with long-term counseling with a therapist experienced in working with dialectical behavior therapy.

In brief: Borderline

It can be stabilized & brought to remission with long-term counseling with a therapist experienced in working with dialectical behavior therapy.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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