Thursday, January 15, 2009

The Mystery of Borderline Personality Disorder

Photo-illustration for TIME by Andree Kahlmorgan
University of Washington psychologist Marsha Linehan, one of the world's leading experts on BPD, describes it this way: "Borderline individuals are the psychological equivalent of third-degree-burn patients. They simply have, so to speak, no emotional skin. Even the slightest touch or movement can create immense suffering."


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