Doc Talk #145 – Personality Disorders

Dr Dan and Jamieson discussed personality disorders in this show.

They are frequently misunderstood and can be highly stigmatized.

They are associated with decreased coping skills, relationship issues and difficulties holding down employment, and they are often linked with other mental health disorder.

We talked about number of different types of personality disorder and what can be done to treat and manage them.

Here is a link to some fairly comprehensive information from the Mayo clinic.

Borderline personality disorder can be particularly challenging, and can be tough for both doctors and patients.

Click on the link above to listen again to the show and learn more.