Skip Navigation LinksHome > January 2014 - Volume 20 - Issue 1 > Advocacy for People with Borderline Personality Disorder
Journal of Psychiatric Practice:
doi: 10.1097/01.pra.0000442941.93855.25
COLUMNS: Advocacy

Advocacy for People with Borderline Personality Disorder


Collapse Box


Although many of the largest and best known consumer and family mental health advocacy organizations do not restrict themselves to a single diagnosis, over the last few decades an increasing number of disease-specific mental health advocacy organizations have emerged. This column describes the development of a movement advocating for consumers and families affected by borderline personality disorder (BPD) as an example of two trends in the mental health advocacy field: closer ties between advocacy and professional groups and specialization to better address the different needs created by different diagnoses. (Journal of Psychiatric Practice 2014;20:68–70)

© 2014 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


Article Tools


Article Level Metrics

Search for Similar Articles
You may search for similar articles that contain these same keywords or you may modify the keyword list to augment your search.