From Erin Johnston, L.C.S.W, former About.com Guide
Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder
By Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault, PhD, About.com Guide to Borderline Personality
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a common mental illness effecting men and women from all walks of life. The treatment options available are as varied as the illness.
There are many medications used for the treatment of symptoms of borderline personality disorder. What are these medications and how do they work? Are there related risks? You can find the answers to many of your questions here.
Psychotherapy Treatment Options
Determining the best treatment options means knowing what's available and effective. Knowing the difference between IOP and individual therapy, dialectical behavioral and schema therapies, or LCPC and PhD is an important component of making an informed treatment decision.
- Treatment Options for Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Schema Therapy