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Best BPD Books To Read

Our list of some of the best Bpd books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.

1. I Hate You–Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality (2010)

 Best BPD Books To ReadAfter more than two decades as the essential guide to Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), this new edition now reflects the most up- to-date research that has opened doors to the neurobiological, genetic, and developmental roots of the disorder as well as connections between BPD and substance abuse, sexual abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome, ADHD, and eating disorders. Both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic advancements point to real hope for success in the treatment and understanding of BPD. This expanded and revised edition remains as accessible and useful as its predecessor and will reestablish…
Author(s): Jerold J. Kreisman, Hal Straus

2. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & … (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) (2007)

 Best BPD Books To ReadFirst developed for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. Research shows that DBT can improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively. In order to make use of these techniques, you need to build skills in four key areas-distress tolerance, mindfulness, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness.The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, a collaborative…
Author(s): Matthew McKay, Jeffrey C. Wood , et al.

3. Stop Walking on Eggshells: Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder (2010)

 Best BPD Books To ReadDo you feel manipulated, controlled, or lied to? Are you the focus of intense, violent, and irrational rages? Do you feel you are ‘walking on eggshells’ to avoid the next confrontation? If the answer is ‘yes,’ someone you care about may have borderline personality disorder (BPD). Stop Walking on Eggshells has already helped nearly half a million people with friends and family members suffering from BPD understand this destructive disorder, set boundaries, and help their loved ones stop relying on dangerous BPD behaviors. This fully revised edition has been updated with the very…
Author(s): Mason MS, Paul, Randi Kreger

4. The Stronger Than BPD Journal: DBT Activities to Help Women Manage Emotions and Heal from Borderline Personality Disorder (2018)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you have borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may have trouble managing your intense emotions, navigating day-to-day life, and maintaining healthy relationships. You may also have trouble seeing yourself clearly beyond your diagnosis. But you should know that—while BPD is a part of your life’s story—BPD isn’t the whole story.This unique journal offers gentle guided exercises based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to help you balance your emotions, take time for self-care and exploration, and put a stop to overly critical self-judgment….
Author(s): Corso BSc, Debbie, Holt MSSW LCSW, Kathryn C., et al.

5. When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder (2017)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you have a daughter with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may feel frustration, shame, and your family may be at the breaking point dealing with angry outbursts, threats, and constant emergencies. You may even feel guilty for not enjoying spending time with your child—but how can you when her behavior is abusive toward you and the rest of your family? You need solid skills you can use now to help your daughter and hold your family together.In this important guide, you’ll learn real solutions and strategies based in proven-effective DBT and CBT…
Author(s): Lobel PhD, Daniel S.

6. Stronger Than BPD: The Girl’s Guide to Taking Control of Intense Emotions, Drama, and Chaos Using DBT (2017)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you have BPD, you may experience extreme emotional ups and downs. These intense feelings can make navigating everyday life that much more difficult, and as a result, you may have trouble maintaining relationships, seeing yourself clearly, or reaching career goals. You should know that you are not alone, and that BPD isn’t your fault. Most importantly, you need to know that you are strong. With the right tools, you can overcome the symptoms of your BPD—this book will show you how.Written by a BPD survivor and advocate, Stronger Than BPD offers practical, evidence-based…
Author(s): Corso BSc, Debbie, Galen PsyD, Gillian

7. The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD (A New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook) (2019)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you’ve been diagnosed with BPD you may feel a number of emotions—including shock, shame, sadness, abandonment, emptiness, or even anger. Even worse, you may be tempted to research your diagnosis online, only to find doomsday scenarios and terrible prognoses everywhere you click. Take a deep breath. You can get through this—and this workbook will help guide you.Despite what you may have read or been told, BPD is not the worst thing that can happen to you. Like many mental health issues, it manifests on a spectrum, and while some people may encounter extreme symptoms and…
Author(s): Fox PhD, Daniel J.

8. The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About Living with BPD (2007)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you or someone you love is struggling with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you need up-to-date, accurate, and accessible information on the problems you’re facing and where you can turn for help. But where do you look? Much of the professional literature on BPD is too technical and confusing to be of much help. And searching the Internet for accurate information can be treacherous, with some sites providing useful information and others giving dangerous advice and misinformation. If you’re living with BPD, this compassionate book offers what you really need: an easy-to-follow road map to guide you…
Author(s): Alex L. Chapman, Kim L. Gratz, et al.

9. Coping with BPD: DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder (2015)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIn this much-needed book, two renowned borderline personality disorder (BPD) experts offer simple, easy-to-use skills drawn from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) to help you address the most common issues of BPD, such as intense feelings of anger, depression, and anxiety.For many, having BPD is like living in emotional overdrive. And whether you are feeling depressed, anxious, worried, or angry, you might struggle just to get through each day. So, how can you start balancing your moods and managing your symptoms? This helpful guide addresses over fifty of the most common…
Author(s): Aguirre MD, Blaise, Galen PsyD, Gillian , et al.

10. Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions (2016)

 Best BPD Books To Read-Do you feel misunderstood? -Do mood swings hit you quickly and intensely? -Are you susceptible to getting your “buttons pushed” more often than others? -Can you love your partner with all your heart and passionate intensity one moment, and hate them just as much only an hour later? -Do you constantly have a nagging voice in the back of your mind telling you someone you care about is going to leave you, and that you will never be able to make it in life without them? If the answer to the majority of these questions is “yes,” it is likely that you…
Author(s): Jeff Riggenbach

11. The Buddha and the Borderline: My Recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder through Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Buddhism, and Online Dating (2010)

 Best BPD Books To ReadKiera Van Gelder’s first suicide attempt at the age of twelve marked the onset of her struggles with drug addiction, depression, post-traumatic stress, self-harm, and chaotic romantic relationships-all of which eventually led to doctors’ belated diagnosis of borderline personality disorder twenty years later. The Buddha and the Borderline is a window into this mysterious and debilitating condition, an unblinking portrayal of one woman’s fight against the emotional devastation of borderline personality disorder. This haunting, intimate memoir chronicles both the devastating…
Author(s): Van Gelder, Kiera

12. Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder: Relieve Your Suffering Using the Core Skill of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (2013)

 Best BPD Books To ReadIf you are like many others living with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you know what it’s like to be overwhelmed by intense and fluctuating emotions; to have difficulty with relationships; and to constantly struggle with troubling thoughts and behaviors. BPD can be especially difficult to treat, though there are ways to gain control over your symptoms and live a happier, healthier life. Expanding on the core skill of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder will help you target and successfully manage many of…
Author(s): Aguirre MD, Blaise, Galen PsyD, Gillian

13. Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies (2009)

 Best BPD Books To ReadYour clear, compassionate guide to managing BPD — and living well Looking for straightforward information on Borderline Personality Disorder? This easy-to-understand guide helps those who have BPD develop strategies for breaking the destructive cycle. This book also aids loved ones in accepting the disorder and offering support. Inside you’ll find authoritative details on the causes of BPD and proven treatments, as well as advice on working with therapists, managing symptoms, and enjoying a full life. Open the book and find: #75,208 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #164 in Mood Disorders (Books) #59 in Schizophrenia…
Author(s): Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith

Best Bpd Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some bpd books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook: An Integrative Program to Understand and Manage Your BPD

Author(s): Daniel J. Fox
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2381789

When Your Daughter Has BPD: Essential Skills to Help Families Manage Borderline Personality Disorder

Author(s): Daniel S. Lobel
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2017, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2342129

Stronger Than BPD: The Girl’s Guide to Taking Control of Intense Emotions, Drama, and Chaos Using DBT

Author(s): Debbie Corso
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2017, Size: 924 Kb, Download: pdf
ID: 2402406

Coping with BPD : DBT and CBT skills to soothe the symptoms of borderline personality disorder

Author(s): Blaise Aguirre MD, Gillian Galen PsyD, Alec Miller PsyD
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2015, Size: 392 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2090067

I’m a Borderline Bitch: A Relationship Workbook (Borderline Treatment, BPD Treatment, BPD girlfriend, BPD boyfriend, partner with BPD)

Author(s): Borderline Bitch
Publisher: , Year: 2015, Size: 253 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2319785

Coping with BPD: DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

Author(s): Aguirre, B.;Galen, G.;Miller, A.
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications, Year: 2015, Size: 410 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2368723

Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescents, 2nd Edition: What To Do When Your Teen Has BPD: A Complete Guide for Families

Author(s): Blaise A Aguirre
Publisher: Fair Winds Press, Year: 2014, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1209279

The Weather House: Living with a Parent with BPD

Author(s): Lisa LaPorte, Ronald Fraser
Publisher: Midi Trente, Year: 2014, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1400688

Mosquito Vectors of Japanese Encephalitis Virus from Northern India: Role of BPD hop cage method

Author(s): Bina Pani Das
Publisher: Springer India, Year: 2013, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 991260

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are truly chart-busters according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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