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Borderline Personality Disorder Treatments

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a disorder that is very difficult to live with. Those who have BPD have difficulty managing strong emotions and forming healthy relationships with those who are closest to them, like other people who are significant and family. BDP is a relational problem, and at it's core are abandonment issues.

There are a lot of extraordinary treatments to treat borderline personality disorders or BPD. The most common treatment modalities include dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder, CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy), and drugs. DBT focuses on teaching people how to manage their thoughts and feelings.

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This is often done in group settings with trained professionals. CBT works at replacing negative thoughts and behaviours associated with BPD. Medications target the symptoms accompanying BDP, which are often Depression and Anxiety.

Medications are rarely if ever, used exclusively for treating BPD and therapy is more effective for actually teaching people more effective ways of tackling the disorder. Every combination of this therapy is very good for treating disorder effectively. In my experience as a counsellor, I have heard from many people who report experiencing relief from BPD after going through a DBT program.

Another way to get support for dealing with BPD is to look for support groups in your area. You can find Borderline Personality Disorder support groups by checking with your therapist or by looking online.