Author | Lois W. Choi-kain, MD


Mini Quiz: Borderline Personality Disorder

August 03, 2018


Do personality disorders get a bad rap? Take the quiz and learn more.

Borderline Personality Disorder: Treatment Resistance Reconsidered

November 27, 2017


While treatment of bipolar disorder challenging , the notion that it is treatment resistant is contradicted by longitudinal and treatment research that indicates high rates of remission over time, moderate rates of recovery, and significant response to structured treatments tailored to symptoms.

Mini Quiz: Mentalization-Based Treatment Goals

May 05, 2016


What are the benefits of traditional psychoanalytic concepts and new discoveries of mentalization-based treatment?

Mentalization-Based Treatment: A Common-Sense Approach to Borderline Personality Disorder

March 31, 2016


MBT presents a compromise to bridge the valuable history of psychoanalytic ideas to both modern psychiatric research as well as present public health needs and practice.

Treatment Resistance in a Woman With Borderline Personality Disorder

March 25, 2013


Patients with borderline personality disorder or narcissistic personality disorder (or both) can feel entitled to special treatment and often seek only approving forms of attention from those who treat them.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Resistance to Treatment

July 31, 2009


Historically, borderline patients were considered “help-rejecting complainers.” Clinicians should actively treat both mood/anxiety symptoms and BPD symptoms.