What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

Date produced 31 October 2017

Our interdisciplinary panel will explore working collaboratively to support mental health of people living with Borderline Personality Disorder

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Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Rachel's story to be better equipped to:

  • identify borderline personality disorder and its underlying causes and describe appropriate assessment tools
  • outline how to discuss the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder with patients and their families
  • recognise prevalence of borderline personality disorder and understand stigma, shame and discrimination experienced by people living with borderline personality disorder. 

Panellists

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts’ bios.

  • Associate Professor Josephine Beatson (Psychiatrist, Victoria)
  • Ms Janne McMahon OAM (Advocate, South Australia)
  • Dr Christopher Wurm (General Practitioner, South Australia)
  • Julian Browne (Psychologist, Victoria)

Facilitator:

  • Dr Lyn O’Grady (Community Psychologist, Victoria)


 
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