Beyond borderline personality disorder: the mindful brain.

  title={Beyond borderline personality disorder: the mindful brain.},
  author={Vanessa H Chafos and Peter J Economou},
  journal={Social work},
  volume={59 4},
  • Vanessa H Chafos, Peter J Economou
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Social work
  • Numerous studies have showed an improvement in symptoms characteristic of borderline personality disorder (BPD) when mindfulness-based interventions were integrated into the daily lives of individuals with BPD. Although these studies have examined the etiology and diagnostic prognosis of BPD, and have discussed the use of mindfulness-based treatments, few researchers have attempted to interpret the neuroscientific findings, which have showed an increase in gray matter in key areas of the brain… CONTINUE READING
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