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Borderline Personality Disorder: Not Just an Adult Condition

Many start engaging in high-risk behaviors, such as substance abuse or self-harm, to help deal with the emptiness. The picture of BPD begins to emerge.

Borderline Personality Disorder: Not Just an Adult Condition

Batya Swift Yasgur, MA, LSW November 20, 2017

To shed light on this ongoing controversy and its therapeutic implications, Psychiatry Advisor interviewed […]

Why Aren’t There More Resources for Adult Self-Injurers?

Even getting adults to commit to group therapy can be a challenge. Adults are burdened with more responsibility than adolescents and may have trouble finding the time and effort to make the commitment for their own healing, even when resources are available.

Why Aren’t There More Resources for Adult Self-Injurers?

By Renée Fabian 03/21/17 Over […]

There is much to learn about self-injury

Rejection and Pain

Of note is that Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) people say they actually feel better after hurting themselves.

There is much to learn about self-injury

Michael Kulla, For the Poughkeepsie Journal 12:56 p.m. EST March 4, 2016

This article is about young people who cut, scratch, burn, carve, interfere with wound healing or […]

Self-Injury: Raising the Profile of a Dangerous Behavior

“By applying one type of pain,” he says, “they get rid of a different type of pain,”

Self-Injury: Raising the Profile of a Dangerous Behavior

A Rutgers researcher appeals to the medical community for better treatment tools and insurance coverage

By Rob Forman

Self-injury so often occurs in private, an important reason why solid statistics […]

The situation of former adolescent self-injurers as young adults: a follow-up study

An earlier age of onset of NSSI and a longer duration of NSSI during adolescence was significantly predictive of adult BPD.

The situation of former adolescent self-injurers as young adults: a follow-up study

Rebecca C. Groschwitz, Paul L. Plener, Michael Kaess, Teresa Schumacher, Ramona Stoehr and Isabel Boege

Background Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescence has […]

Self-injury: ‘It’s been nearly 10 years since I last cut myself’

I was desperate to be a smarter, wittier, prettier, more successful version of myself.

Self-injury: ‘It’s been nearly 10 years since I last cut myself’ By Susan Jennings

This month marks the 10-year anniversary of the first column I ever wrote for the York Daily Record. I tend not to get too excited about anniversaries, […]