Archives for January, 2010

Anxiety

Attachment and Anxiety


The first cry of a healthy infant signals the beginning of a biologically driven connection between mother and child. Minutes after birth, babies stare deeply into the eyes of their caregivers and begin to feed. Healthy attachment gives children comfort and a secure base from which to explore the world.
There are many potential challenges to attachment. When children are born prematurely or have serious health issues, they may be hospitalized...
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Do You Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

In the past several decades, we've watched the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) evolve from a virtually hopeless status with no clear answers as to what may work, to a far more sophisticated and hopeful array of possibilities (see our earlier blog on Increasing Hope for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder). Have you ever wondered or worried that you might have BPD? The actual, current approach to diagnosing BPD is quite complex, but the four components that most folks with BPD...
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