borderline personality disorder
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental disorder qualified by instability in relationships, moods, and behavior. It is typically diagnosed in early adulthood, as symptoms in children and teens can be confused with incomplete development and growing personalities. Psych Central reports that somewhere between 1.6 and 5.9 percent of Americans likely suffer from BPD.
But BPD is much more complicated than unstable relationships. Borderline personality disorder is a complex mental health issue that manifests itself differently through various subtypes and often disguises itself as another mental illness. So how does a person develop BPD? Twin studies suggest it could sometimes be hereditary, but that’s certainly not true all the time.
Intensive, a specialized program within the Optimum Performance Institute, is a program for young adults moving from adolescence to young adulthood with disorders of emotion regulation such as Borderline Personality Disorder and BPD Traits that may include co-occurring conditions such as mood disorders, eating disorders, PTSD, Chemical Dependency, Depression and other challenges.
Like OPI, OPI Intensive helps young men and women achieve independence. It utilizes an intensive, enhanced DBT foundation along with Mindfulness Techniques and other supportive practices through a 30-Day Immersion Phase and 30-Day Transformational Phases.
To read more about OPI Intensive and why it was the only program specializing in Borderline Personality Disorder named BEST IN TREATMENT by Psychology Today, visit our OPI Intensive website, or contact us so we can send you more information or schedule a call together.
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