Borderline Personality Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a severe mental illness that is usually marked by extreme mood swings, unstable relationships, and impulsive and reckless behaviors. Because of the tumultuous nature of BPD, it is often co-occurring with other disorders, such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. While it is still not completely understood what causes BPD, research has shown that there are major genetic and environmental factors that can exacerbate the symptoms of this particular disorder.
At the Camden Center, our psychotherapists and psychiatrists are highly trained to work with individuals who present with symptoms of BPD. Research has shown that talk therapy, coupled with specific skills based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy can serve as an effective treatment for individuals who struggle with the intense symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder. The Camden Center patients learn interpersonal effectiveness skills, mindfulness skills and specific emotion regulation strategies to help them navigate through the tumultuous waters of their recovery. The Camden Center staff collaborate with each other on each patient’s specific treatment plan to ensure that every person is receiving the best care possible for their own presenting problems.
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