On Demand Wednesday Lecture Series: What Most Clinicians Need to Know about Borderline Personality Disorder in 2021
This presentation was originally reviewed on September 27, 2021, and broadcast live online on September 29, 2021, from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET
The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.
Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a prevalent, disabling, and in some cases fatal disorder associated with high costs to patients, families, and communities, including healthcare systems. With advances in research and treatment development, prior notions that those with BPD are treatment resistant or untreatable have been revised to an understanding that symptomatic remission occurs commonly and there are many treatments that are effective. However, these treatments are often not accessible or suitable for many patients with BPD or for clinicians in their practice frameworks. Understanding common factors within these treatments can guide the majority of clinicians to deliver informed basic care, even in brief and acute settings. This presentation will identify common factors across effective treatments and will describe Good Psychiatric Management (GPM) as one generalist approach that packages these common principles in terms that most clinicians can incorporate into their practice. Findings on what works for whom, when, and where will be presented to illustrate new directions in research that will help us build more scalable treatment options in steps of care that may be more adaptive to personalize treatment for those with this treatable but potentially disabling disorder.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals.
At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:
- Define key features of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD) that clinicians need to know to promote effective intervention.
- Recognize common factors among treatments that are effective for BPD.
- Propose approaches to predicting treatment response and allocating care.
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About the speaker
Lois W. Choi-Kain, MEd, MD, is the director of the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute. The institute provides training and supervision for numerous proven treatments, including mentalization-based treatment (MBT), dialectical behavioral therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (DBT-PTSD), transference focused psychotherapy (TFP), and general psychiatric management (GPM). She works nationally and internationally to expand teaching efforts on borderline personality disorder and its evidence-based treatments and engages in research to study resources for training clinicians who need direction and patients who need access to informed care. With her mentor, John Gunderson, Dr. Choi-Kain developed a training program for GPM and has been expanding its applications. Dr. Choi-Kain’s current research focuses on how internet-based tools can increase the scalability of care for BPD, as well as identifying what works for whom in BPD treatment. An overarching goal is to move toward more personalized care without sacrificing scalability.
Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt Health System, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.
Lois W. Choi-Kain, MD, MEd, reports receiving royalties from the American Psychiatric Association Publishing for GPM books. All discussion of medication management will be off label since there is no on label use of medication for borderline personality disorder.
Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Briana, Riemer, MD, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, MBA, MA, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, NEA-BC, MCHES, CPHQ, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.
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Lois W. Choi-Kain, MD, MEd
Director, Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
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