Bellman Syndrome: The Relationship Between Chronic Pain and Borderline Personality Disorder

I have been successfully treating borderline personality disorder (BPD) and post traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) for many years and am in much agreement with your websites’ themes, although dialectical structure for treatment seems a lot like our good old person in a biopsychosocial sexual situation with a good assessment process, treatment plan, and caring SW perspective and case management. Over the years in treating BPD and PTSD I have observed a syndrome that my fellow clinicians now refer to as the “Bellman Syndrome” a title I modestly (sic) accept. It is simply stated thus; chronic pain and medication addiction...

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