Pershall spoke about her battle with anorexia, bulimia and borderline personality disorder.
Active Minds hosts Pershall to combat mental illness stigmas
By Daniel Mcinerney
Courtesy of www.activeminds.org
For three days, Stacy Pershall suffered from violent seizures that left her body bruised and her tongue so badly bitten and swollen that she was unable to talk. [...]
The former country star apparently took her own life on Sunday at her home in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She was 37, and left behind two young sons.
Mindy McCready dies in apparent suicide (LINK)
HEBER SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) [...]
Jessica Philpott, 38, who suffered from Borderline Personality Disorder, had been a voluntary patient at Mill View Hospital in Hove, East Sussex, which had previously been reviewed over patient suicides.
‘Her death should never have happened’: Friends of teacher who hanged herself hit out at hospital which ‘failed to keep her safe’
Jessica Philpott, 38, [...]
Pat Engebrecht shares her family’s heartbreaking struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder in “When Love is Not Enough The Chronicles of LauraJo”.
Author shares daughter’s journal entries during Borderline Personality Disorder treatments
By Mel Fabrikant Thursday, August 16, 2012, 03:45 PM EDT
Pat Engebrecht shares her family’s heartbreaking struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder in “When Love [...]
At the bottom of the Mary Kennedy article, the one which analyzes the divorce court papers filed by Bobby Kennedy, Jr., there is a statement from Mary Richardson Kennedy’s family. It reads:
“Mary’s unconditional love for her children and unwavering support of so many people she held close to her heart are the lasting legacies [...]
Dr Marianne Goodman presented at the APA Annual Meeting on the Assessment of Predictors of High-Risk Mixed-Diagnosis Suicidal Veterans. Dr Goodman examined suicidal veterans and asked whether measures of impulsive aggression differ across patient groups. These included non-attempters, single attempters, and multiple attempters, with a hypothesis that indices of impulsive aggression would distinguish across groups.
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.
Psychiatry award recipient to present lecture on dialectical behavior therapy (link)
HOUSTON — (April 17, [...]
I love him enough to want him dead. I’ve never giving my heart to anyone before and wasn’t really intending to do so ever. My plan was to plan the perfect life and live it… I didn’t really know about all the feelings I was ‘supposed’ to have for a partner. When I learned about [...]
Recurrent suicidal behaviors in patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are often considered communicative gestures; however, 10% complete suicide. This study seeks to identify risk factors for suicide within a BPD sample by comparing patients with High- and Low Lethality attempts. BPD attempters (n = 113) were assessed on demographic, diagnostic, and personality variables: clinical [...]
A little while ago, I posted an study about the over-lap between Major Depressive Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder. The last sentence of this study was “In the meantime, the clinician treating major depressive disorder would be wise to assess for borderline personality disorder, even as currently defined.” That was because the study found a [...]