Latest Borderline personality disorder Stories

2012-07-17 23:02:24

The Meehl House in Brazoria adds a new service to its successful treatment program Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 The Meehl Foundation, which created a highly successful transitional residential group home known as the Meehl House, is expanding its reach in the mental health community by offering an intensive outpatient program. The goal is to provide a strong resource for clients in the surrounding area who have been unable to achieve long-term mental wellness elsewhere. The new program...

2012-07-02 23:00:30

The caring staff at Bridges to Recovery now offers treatments designed to assist clients on their road to a healthier and more productive life. With locations in Bel Air, Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica, patients are sure to get the therapy they need in an ideal residential setting. Pacific Palisades, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 The caring staff at Bridges to Recovery now offers treatments designed to assist clients on their road to a healthier and more productive life. With locations in...

2012-04-18 21:24:56

Dr. Marsha M. Linehan, an expert in the treatment of suicidal behaviors, personality disorders — including eating disorders — and other complex mental disorders, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry. The award was established in honor of Dr. Stuart Yudofsky, professor and chair of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, who was also its first recipient. Each year,...

2011-12-27 16:00:00

Clearview Women´s Center expands its Borderline Personality Disorder expertise with the addition of a DBT consultant and new medical director. Venice Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 Two Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) experts have joined Clearview Women´s Center for Borderline Personality Disorder. John Kelleher, MD, was named Clearview Women´s Center´s new medical director, and Charlie Swenson, MD, was named Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainer and...

2011-09-02 11:00:00

Nationally known researcher Dr. Lisa Dixon of the University of Maryland will discuss her newly published research on the NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program at the annual meeting of NAMI Colorado, the Colorado branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 One in four families in the United States is touched by major mental illness, and the experience can often be stressful and isolating for families struggling to cope. According to new...

2011-07-18 16:09:35

A simple eight-question survey administered soon after injury can help predict which of the 30 million Americans seeking hospital treatment for injuries each year may develop depression or post-traumatic stress, report Therese S. Richmond, PhD, CRNP, associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and her colleagues in General Hospital Psychiatry. "Depression and PTSD exert a significant, independent, and persistent effect on general health, work status, somatic...

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