Bipolar Disorder

My Grandchild Needs Mental Health Treatment, But Their Parents Won’t Listen to Me

You’re pretty sure your grandchild has a mental health, behavioral, or a substance use issue. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), suicidal thoughts, oppositional-defiant disorder (ODD), borderline personality disorder (BPD), bipolar disorder (BD), or another mental health issue, you’re certain they need treatment, whether it’s at a residential home, a long-term …

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Borderline personality disorder, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: What’s the difference?

More than 11 million Americans experience a serious mental illness in a given year. While the terms borderline personality disorder (BPD), bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia are often used interchangeably, Dr. Bella Schanzer, a psychiatrist with Baylor College of Medicine, says it’s important to know the differences between these conditions. Borderline personality disorder BPD …

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