Resource: Open Letter to ER/Hospital Staff Treating BPD

25 Jan

People with a diagnosis of BPD are often accused of manipulation and splitting in psychiatric settings.  A quick Google search reveals that manipulation is the action of manipulating someone in a clever or unscrupulous way, the skilful handling, controlling or using of something or someone,to manage or influence skilfully, especially in an unfair manner, to manipulate people’s feelings. I have never felt skilful, clever, influential or in control in an emergency department or hospital setting yet I have been accused of manipulation and splitting.

Read the full article from Psych Central Here: Borderline Personality Disorder: Open Letter to Emergency Department and Hospital Based Staff

5 Responses to “Resource: Open Letter to ER/Hospital Staff Treating BPD”

  1. sandymd2014 January 26, 2015 at 2:51 PM #

    Where i live there is no help for BPD. It seems BC is so far behind. I thoroughly enjoyed this. Thank you for sharing. I have read manipulation is huge but nothing seems to go beyond saying we are not aware that we are being manipulative.

    • mm172001 January 26, 2015 at 9:31 PM #

      I know I rarely be manipulative with purpose.

      • sandymd2014 January 26, 2015 at 9:35 PM #

        Then how can they call it being manipulative if you are not aware of it? BS

  2. manyofus1980 January 27, 2015 at 11:36 AM #

    Reblogged this on Many of us, the insiders and commented:
    If you have BPD, this may be helpful…but even if you don’t, its still worth a read.

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