Tag Archives: stigma

The Deadly Stigma Surrounding Borderline Personality Disorder – Affinity Magazine


Source: The Deadly Stigma Surrounding Borderline Personality Disorder – Affinity Magazine

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Why those living with a borderline personality disorder hide in the shadows


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Source: Why those living with a borderline personality disorder hide in the shadows

Stigma Fighters: April C. Foreman, Ph.D. –


“But whatever you do, between now and our next session, DON’T google Borderline Personality Disorder. Why? Because you aren’t going to like what you read. A lot of it will be misinformation, and it will make you out to be … Continue reading →

Source: Stigma Fighters: April C. Foreman, Ph.D. –

Please Stop Using My Borderline Diagnosis As An Insult | More Than Borderline – HealthyPlace


It’s time to rethink the ways we talk about borderline personality disorder. Here’s why.

Source: Please Stop Using My Borderline Diagnosis As An Insult | More Than Borderline – HealthyPlace

Dialectic Dichotomy: My Kind Of BPD


Source: Dialectic Dichotomy: My Kind Of BPD

17 things to never say to a girl with Borderline Personality Disorder


What’s that? No, you don’t need to padlock the rabbit hutch… ​

Source: 17 things to never say to a girl with Borderline Personality Disorder

Therapists’ Fear of Borderline Personality Disorder Persists


Many clinicians are apprehensive about the risk associated with symptoms of BPD, such as self-harm and suicidal behavior.

 

This is why we need to make BPD stigma-free:

Source: Therapists’ Fear of Borderline Personality Disorder Persists

I am more than my _____ – Columbia Daily Spectator


Source: I am more than my _____ – Columbia Daily Spectator

Fight the stigma associated with BPD!: BPD myths and stigma


Source: Fight the stigma associated with BPD!: BPD myths and stigma

Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact vs Fiction | McLean Hospital


So you think you know about borderline personality disorder? Think again. Many of us have seen Fatal Attraction where the lead female character is described as having borderline personality disorder (BPD), but the diagnosis is not that Hollywood portrayal. In fact, despite great efforts through a number of organizations, including McLean Hospital, Project 375, and the Linehan Institute, there are still many misconceptions about BPD. And unfortunately, along with misconceptions, comes stigma.

Source: Borderline Personality Disorder: Fact vs Fiction | McLean Hospital

I blogged for Mental Health Friday | BorderlineAmelia


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Source: I blogged for Mental Health Friday | BorderlineAmelia

Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents


Neurological imaging studies suggest that people with BPD have an overactive amygdala, the part of the brain where emotions are processed, and an underactive pre-frontal cortex, that regulates those emotions. And among adolescents, it can be dismissed as a phase of normal adolescent development, and misdiagnosis poses an additional risk to these young people.

Source: Missed diagnosis and no treatment: BPD’s risk to adolescents

Borderline Personality Disorder Archives – Welcome to Stigma Fighters


Source: Borderline Personality Disorder Archives – Welcome to Stigma Fighters

Me, In My Borderline World: BPD Stigma and Shame Based Identity


Source: Me, In My Borderline World: BPD Stigma and Shame Based Identity

Borderline personality disorder: Study shows stigma a barrier to those seeking treatment – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)


A study shows people with borderline personality disorder often face stigma and even overt discrimination when seeking treatment.

Source: Borderline personality disorder: Study shows stigma a barrier to those seeking treatment – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The truth behind (arguably) the most misunderstood mental illness of our time | HellaWella


Despite being more common than schizophrenia and bipolar disorder combined, borderline personality disorder remains one of the least understood and

Source: The truth behind (arguably) the most misunderstood mental illness of our time | HellaWella

Stigma Via Health Professionals | A Canvas Of The Minds


Source: Stigma Via Health Professionals | A Canvas Of The Minds

What does “STIGMA” in MENTAL HEALTH really mean?


Stigma of Borderline Personality Disorder Label


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Stigma of Borderline Personality Disorder Label.

Fight the stigma associated with BPD!: She has Borderline Personality Disorder


Fight the stigma associated with BPD!: She has Borderline Personality Disorder.

New Update on Rachel In Borderland! – Why I Choose to Speak Out Against (Rather than Hide from) Mental Health Stigmas & Why You Should Too!


New Update on Rachel In Borderland!.

BPD: The Sufferer’s Experience


A couple of articles on how Borderlines are perceived and how they actually experience the world:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/resolution-not-conflict/201403/borderline-personality-disorder-the-sufferers-experience

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/resolution-not-conflict/201405/are-bpd-drama-queens-manipulative-sadistic-and-worse

Fight Stigma: Facts about Borderline Personality Disorder | The Emotionally Sensitive Person


Fight Stigma: Facts about Borderline Personality Disorder | The Emotionally Sensitive Person.

Stigmatizing Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder


Stigmatizing Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder.

Advocacy in the Face of Stigma | The Goodness Geek


Advocacy in the Face of Stigma | The Goodness Geek.