Research suggests that women are far more likely to develop borderline personality disorder than men. Why is this? Also, why are so many women with BPD also dealing with addiction problems? Here we try to answer to these questions and suggest treatment options for women with BPD.
Why do some women repeatedly fall for the wrong type of man? It’s complicated, but it has nothing to do with lack of intelligence. In this post we look at some of the reasons this sad state of affairs arises.
It is said we spend up to 70% of our life operating on auto-pilot, and this can be incredibly damaging if this involves repeatedly engaging in negative patterns of behavior like addiction. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy helps us to escape the tyranny of life on auto-pilot so we can find freedom.
In this post we look at the need for appropriate treatment options for those of us dealing with a concurrent disorder (aka dual diagnosis). We examine the specific obstacles facing people dealing with an addiction problem alongside a mental health issue such as depression, anxiety disorder, or a personality disorder.
Behavioral addiction describes problematic behaviors over which an individual has no longer control. Women tend to be more at risk of developing these issues. In this post we examine the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options for females dealing with these compulsive behaviors.