Borderline Personality Disorder: Diagnosis, Course, and Treatment

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Borderline Personality Disorder: Diagnosis, Course, and Treatment

This talk will briefly review the history of the concept of Borderline Personality Disorder, the symptoms associated with this disorder, and how these symptoms may change over time.  It will also present some of the theories of how patients develop borderline personality disorder and some of the treatments shown to be effective for borderline patients.

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Presented by 
D. Bradford Reich, M.D. - Expert Researcher in Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
D. Bradford Reich, M.D.
McLean Hospital

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Psychiatrist

Assistant Medical Director, The Pavilion

Senior Investigator, Laboratory for the Study of Adult Development

2012 Young Investigator Grantee

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Borderline Personality Disorder: Diagnosis, Course, and Treatment

Moderated by 
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

President and CEO

Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D., serves as the President & CEO of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, the largest private funder of mental health research grants. Dr. Borenstein developed the Emmy Award-nominated public television program “Healthy Minds,” and serves as host of the series. The program, which is broadcast nationwide, focuses on topics in psychiatry in order to educate the public, reduce stigma and offer a message of hope. Dr. Borenstein also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Borenstein is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine and serves as the Chair of the Section of Psychiatry at the Academy. He has served as the President of the National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems. Among the many honors to his credit are the National Alliance on Mental Illness of NY State Connie Lieber Award, the American Psychiatric Association Special Presidential Commendation, and the Federation of Organizations Community Mental Health Man of the Year Award.