On Demand OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: The Treatment of Co-occurring Borderline Personality Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
This presentation was originally reviewed on October 21, 2021, and broadcast live online on October 22, 2021, from 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM ET.
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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a common comorbidity in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). And yet, the effect of the comorbidity on the symptom presentation, course, and treatment outcome of OCD is rarely fully examined in clinical practice. This lecture will examine the clinical presentation when the conditions co-occur and will provide some insights into the treatment of the comorbid conditions.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
- Recognize the co-occurrence of Borderline personality disorder (BPD) and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
- Differentiate between the function of behavior when as a symptom of BPD or OCD, when the disorders co-occur.
- Apply effective treatment strategies to similar-appearing behaviors depending on whether as a manifestation of BPD or OCD when the diagnoses co-occur.
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About The Speaker
Blaise Aguirre, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. He is a trainer in, and specializes in, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) as well as other treatments such as mentalization-based treatment (MBT) for borderline personality disorder and associated conditions. He is the founding medical director of 3East continuum of care, an array of programs for teens that uses DBT to target self-endangering behaviors as well as the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) traits. Dr. Aguirre has been a staff psychiatrist at McLean Hospital since 2000 and is nationally and internationally recognized for his extensive work in the treatment of mood and personality disorders in adolescents. He lectures regularly throughout the world.
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OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: The Treatment of Co-occurring Borderline Personality Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Blaise Aguirre, MD
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry Disorder
Medical Director, McLean Hospital
Originally reviewed October 21, 2021
Originally broadcast live October 22, 2021, from 10:45 am - 12:15 pm ET
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