“Understanding Borderline Personality Disorder in Boys and Young Men: An Underserved Population”
Originally aired Thursday, January 12, 2017
Speaker: Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD, Program Director, 3East Boys Intensive Program; Director of Family Services, 3East Continuum, McLean Hospital
Although males constitute about half of the population of people with BPD, the vast majority go undiagnosed, and as a consequence, our mental health system fails to provide optimal treatment for them. In fact, evidence suggests that many males with BPD end up, often incorrectly, diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder and often problematically shunted into the criminal justice system. Frequency and origins of the illness, along with sticky assessment issues are discussed, and recommendations for optimal treatment suggested.
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This video features an interview with Bruce Armstrong DSW, director and founder of the Men's Health Initiative and a Mailman School faculty member; and Alwyn Cohall, MD, director of the Mailman's Harlem Health Promotion Center. Drs. Armstrong and Cohall discuss how the kinds of care and services offered by the Young Men's Clinic not only impact men's health but improve the overall health of families