For Professionals

An Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder

Diagnosis, Origins, Course, And Treatment

by John G. Gunderson, MD

This 13 page booklet was written by John G. Gunderson, MD and colleagues primarily for clinicians.  It presents the diagnosis, origins, course and treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder and was most recently revised in 2006.

Acknowledgment

This revision of earlier editions of A BPD Brief, which was co-authored with Cynthia Berkowitz, MD, uses invaluable input from Maureen Smith, LICSW and Brian Palmer, MD of McLean’s Borderline Center.