Jennifer Miller

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Sexual assaults and violent rages... Inside the dark world of Buddhist teacher Sogyal Rinpoche

In August last year, Sogyal Rinpoche, the Tibetan lama whose book The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying has sold more than three million copies around the world, and made him probably the best known Tibetan Buddhist teacher after the Dalai Lama, gave his annual teaching at his French centre Lerab …

50 States of Quirky and Cool Museums

Sure, it's easy to find an art museum or a history museum or even a space museum anywhere in this country, but did you know there's a museum entirely dedicated to mustard? Or to the evolution of the kazoo? Yeah, those are real museums, and you can learn more about them ahead. We pulled together a …

How To Manage Strong Emotions And Impulsivity

One of the main Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) behaviour I struggle with the most is intrusive thoughts and impulsive acts. I have worked on …

The Difficulties In Treatment Of Complex PTSD

Survivors of childhood abuse, like other traumatised people, are frequently misdiagnosed and mistreated in the mental health system. Because of the …

Please Don’t Misunderstand Me Because I Have Borderline Personality Disorder

When I was first diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), I nervously typed the condition into Amazon to see if I could read up on it. …

Understanding Romantic BPD Relationships

Borderline personal disorder (BPD) relationships are often chaotic, intense, and conflict-laden, and this can be especially true for romantic BPD …

It Is Possible To Recover From Borderline Personality Disorder

You could put a gun to my head every day of my life and it would scare me less than telling you that I have Borderline Personality Disorder.<p>If you …

Borderline personality disorder and addiction: an impulsive link

Substance use disorder (SUD) and borderline personality disorder (BPD) are normally associated with impulsive behaviors. Naturally, when both …

More than mood swings: Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder

Video<p><b>Augusta, Ga. (WJBF) -</b> From depression to anxiety to bipolar disorder and beyond -- there are so many things to understand about the mind and …

Not Understanding Myself | Ask the Therapist

From a 16 year old in the U.S.: Ever since I was little I was depressed. I would have passive suicidal thoughts. My whole life I have. I don’t feel …

Mental Health

Hundreds walk to raise funds, awareness about Borderline Personality Disorder

On Sunday, hundreds gathered in Toronto to support the work of The Sashbear Foundation at the fifth annual Borderline 5-Kilometre Walk for Emotion …

Fountain House Symposium Spotlights Borderline Personality Disorder

The Fountain House Symposium and Luncheon, held each spring at The Pierre, is the go-to forum for those of us eager to learn the latest on mental health. This year, the event’s fourteenth, the intriguing topic was “Borderline Personality Disorder: Why It Matters & What You Should Know.”<p><i>Emcee</i> …

Is Medication the Only Option for Treating Anxiety? | International Bipolar Foundation

"Anxiety can begin early in life for people with depression or bipolar disorder. Anxiety and mood disorders can be a co-occurring diagnosis.”- …

Depression

I feel Empty Inside -3 Fixes for Feeling Nothing

Anxious, worried and racing thoughts.<p>Boredom.<p>Depression.<p>Self-Harm.<p>Rinse, Repeat.<p>It is difficult to survive depression and mental illness. DBT is a …

Mental Disorders

Types of Therapy Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder: Part II

<i>This article is Part II of “Types of Therapy Used to Treat Bipolar Disorder.” You can read Part I here.</i><p>Therapy is a highly effective treatment for …

8 Major Signs of Borderline Personality Disorder

What do you think of when you hear the term “borderline?” What comes to mind for you? For a lot of people, “borderline” means “split,” “switchable,” …

What It’s Really Like To Date Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

It’s complicated… but what relationship isn’t?<p>Imagine being stigmatized as crazy. Imagine your partner’s friends warning them to steer clear of you. On top of this, imagine experiencing exhausting mood swings and an unavoidable fear of being abandoned. Welcome to the world of Borderline Personality …

Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

When entering a new relationship, a person experiencing BPD may demand to spend a lot of time with their partner. They will share their most intimate …

Understanding Why People Cut Themselves, Hide It, and How to Help

When someone harms themselves by cutting, burning, punching, or engaging in other forms of self-injury (without intending for death to be an end …

The Day I Tried to End My Life

It was a Monday. May 22, 2017 to be exact. I had been thinking of this day for years, precisely ever since I was 15 years old. I always thought about …

Helping Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

How to Recognize BPD in a Loved One and Improve Your Relationship<p>Does someone close to you suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD)? If so, …

Supporting Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

“The things I struggle with the most are the feelings of abandonment, feeling like people are always mad at me, the self-hatred and self-harm.” says …

I’m a psychologist, and this is the truth about whether you can tell if someone is a ‘psychopath’ or not

Everyone appears to be diagnosing everyone else with a personality disorder these days. From accusations Trump has narcissistic personality disorder …

What Do You Want To Know About Borderline Personality Disorder?

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers.

Taking Control

Over the last six months or so, my attitude towards mental health and mental illness has shifted quite dramatically. It hasn't been an easy shift, or …

Mental Health

Psychotherapeutic approaches to non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents

Evidence-based review of psychotherapeutic treatments for NSSI<p>The literature search described above was repeated using the terms “self-injury” or …

I Need to See a Shrink, But I'm Burned Out on Them

<i>Welcome to</i> Dear Jane<i>, Jezebel’s new advice column.</i><p>Dear Jane,<p>I recently got out of what I can only describe as a terribly abusive friendship with a …

Relationships

Biology is partly to blame for high rates of mental illness in women – the rest is social

<i>Men and women respond differently to diseases and treatments for biological, social and psychological reasons. In this series on Gender Medicine,</i> …

DBT Has Not Worked for Me | Ask the Therapist

If DBT hasn’t helped like it was supposed to, is it because I have done something wrong or is it just not for me? I have really tried to put all I …

‘Like having the top layer of your emotional skin taken off’: We talk Borderline Personality Disorder on our mental health podcast, Mentally Yours

‘The best way I can explain it is like having the top layer of your emotional skin taken off.<p>‘So something that for you might be a little bit …