Specialist Psychotherapy Not Required for Effective Early Intervention for BPD

Clinical trials have not yet put a focus on early intervention for psychosocial impairment nor have clinical trials examined the contribution of components of borderline personality disorder treatment except for individual psychotherapy. Researchers in this study looked at which combination of treatment components is adequate for an early intervention for young people with borderline personality disorder.

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Scoping Review of Substance Use Among Sexual and Gender Minorities Finds Most Studies Exclude Women, Transgender Individuals, Ethnic Minorities

With the number of studies reporting sexual orientation and gender identity disparities in mental health rising in the past 20 years, sexual and gender minority individuals have been found to be at a greater risk in accessing and maintaining good health than those identifying as heterosexual. Among the highest disparity are those related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use.

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