TARA: Treatment And Research Advancements
for Borderline Personality Disorder
A voice for those with BPD and their loved ones
BPD is often misunderstood, misdiagnosed and stigmatized. We at TARA try to provide you with the latest evidence based research results and explanations and referrals to evidence- based treatment. We will provide you with links to current research and explanations of DBT, Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT) and Transference-Focused Psychotherapy (TFP).
What's Going On In the BPD Brain?
Valerie Porr, MA
New BPD Research
A New Perspective on the Pathophysiology of BPD: A Model of the Role of Oxytocin
By Sabine Herpertz and Katja Bertsch
This article is a concise review of current research, clearly demonstrating the interpersonal hypersensitivity, difficulty in trusting others and pervasive misperceptions of situations, especially interpersonal situations. Dr. Herpertz and Dr. Bertsch make a strong case for future research on the role of Oxytocin in BPD.