How does BPD Develop?

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Theories of Development

All theories of BPD  rest on the assumption that it develops as a  result of

NATURE  *and*  NURTURE

otherwise known as  a biopsychosocial model.

DBT and its founder Dr. Marsha Linehan use a "biosocial model" for their treatement apporach.

TFP and Mentalization use an "Object Relations Model" for treatment. 

It is my belief that the two models are complimentary and both should be utilized in the treatment of BPD.