Personality Disorders

In this video, Mark Zimmerman, MD, discusses why borderline personality disorder (BPD) is under-recognized, comorbid conditions in BPD, when patients should be screened for BPD, and tools for screening for BPD.


Psychosocial morbidity associated with borderline personality disorder equals—and may even surpass—that of the more widely recognized bipolar disorder.

The popular view of cognitive therapy as a method of changing thinking is an accurate but extremely narrow definition, according to Judith Beck, PhD, President of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

The addition of motive-oriented therapeutic relationship (MOTR) to psychiatric and psychotherapeutic treatments of borderline personality disorder may enhance overall treatment.

A study compared the efficacy and tolerability of low and moderate doses of quetiapine in patients with borderline personality disorder.

For some children with severely antisocial behavior, an early intervention of group parent training may prevent development of antisocial personality disorder.