Understanding BPD

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

 
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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.