In this week’s episode of “It’s All In Your Head”, you’ll understand what it’s like to support someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Living with BPD isn’t easy, and supporting someone with borderline personality disorder can also be challenging. Discover what it’s like to support someone with borderline personality disorder (BPD) in this interview. Paula Tusiani-Eng’s sister was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder aka BPD after multiple hospitalizations, plus months of self harm symptoms and suicidal thoughts. Although her treatment plan helped to stabilize her behaviors, one of the medications caused her to suffer a rare stroke and she died in 2001. Paula has since dedicated her life to supporting, educating and advocating for people impacted by borderline personality disorder through her organization, Emotions Matter. 00:00 Intro 01:28 This week’s guest 03:13 living with BPD symptoms & diagnosis 05:49 Finding treatment for Pamela’s BPD 07:52 Pamela’s death & grieving her loss 12:20 Writing a memoir about her sister’s struggle with BPD 19:24 Launching the BPD Resource Center at NY-Presbyterian 20:39 Starting Emotions Matter 30:01 Emotions Matter Support Group for BPD 34:13 Expanding their impact in the future 40:42 An encouragement for those impacted by BPD 47:20 Jackie’s recap It’s All In Your Head is a new podcast brought to you by MedCircle. You can watch more educational mental health videos on borderline personality disorder, narcissism, and other personality disorders and mental illness topics, with various psychologists and psychiatrists like Dr Ramani Durvasula, Dr Judy Ho, and more! Go to https://watch.medcircle.com. LEARN MORE about Emotions Matter: Website: https://emotionsmatterbpd.org/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emotionsmatter/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emotionsmatterbpd Twitter: https://twitter.com/embpd youtube : https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZY65I4LqtG4xO1sN2oRNyw READ THE BOOK: Remnants of a Life on Paper: A Mother and Daughter’s Struggle with Borderline Personality Disorder (2014). https://www.amazon.com/Remnants-Paper-Pamela-Tusiani-Tusiani-Eng/dp/0985571829 New York-Presbyterian Hospital Borderline Personality Disorder Resource Center. https://www.nyp.org/bpdresourcecenter #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #stories #psychology #podcast
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