My Response to Channel 4’s ‘Being Bipolar’

I admit, whenever I see an advert for a programme about Bipolar Disorder on television, I am filled with anticipation. Sometimes this anticipation is rewarded, sometimes not, such is life. On Wednesday evening, a programme aired on Channel 4 called Being Bipolar. If you are based in the UK and haven’t watched it, you can … Continue reading My Response to Channel 4’s ‘Being Bipolar’

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Borderline Personality Disorder: A Dumping Ground of a Diagnosis!

The term Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) was first coined by Adolf Stern in 1938, to describe what he percieved to be patients who were suffering from a mild form of Schizophrenia and thus seen to be on the borderline between neurosis and psychosis. In the 1960s and 70s these ideas changed, now rather than Borderline … Continue reading Borderline Personality Disorder: A Dumping Ground of a Diagnosis!