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Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

A Houston expert talks about Dialectical Behavior Therapy, a treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder.

Dr. Karyn Hall is an expert in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, a treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder.

BPD is characterized by extremely intense emotions which often lead to problematic behaviors, including use of drugs and alcohol, suicidal behavior and self-harm.

She talks about how the treatment works.


Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He...

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