Tag Archives: clinical practice

Beyond Borderline Personality Disorder: The Mindful Brain

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) has consistently been found to be the most common of all personality disorders, with estimates ranging from 1 percent to 2 percent of the general population, and some researchers have suggested that BPD rate can be as high as 6 percent. BPD is a mental health condition characterized by four distinct features: emotion dysregulation, impulsivity, relationship ... Read More »

Parallels between Writing Biographies and Clinical Practice

Esther Urdang, PhD, MSS, LICSW, is a mental health social worker with years of experience in family agencies, hospitals, and private practice. She is also an avid reader of biographies and autobiographies. In her reading it occurred to her that studying biography can have an impact on clinical social work in the mental health field. Biographers struggle with the some ... Read More »