Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified

An Essential Guide to Understanding and Living With Bpd

About the Course:

In Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, Dr. Robert Friedel, a leading expert on the disorder and a pioneer in its treatment, turns his vast personal experience into a useful and supportive guide for everyone living with and seeking to understand this condition. Friedel sheds light on all the intricacies of borderline personality disorder, such as the course it takes, the difficulties in diagnosing it, and the types of treatment available, and offers effective advice on the best ways to cope with it.


Robert O. Friedel, M.D.

About the Author:

“Robert O. Friedel, M.D., is Distinguished Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University and professor emeritus at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is the founding editor-in-chief of Current Psychiatry Reports and serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder.”

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about borderline personality disorder. It is appropriate for an intermediate level of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Become proficient at diagnosing and understanding treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder.

  2. Describe how BPD appears across the life span.

  3. Identify possible causes of BPD.

  4. Learn more about research on BPD and the hope it provides patients, therapists, and families.

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