Borderline Personality Disorder: Marshall Reveals

Published: August 1, 2011

Borderline Personality Disorder: Marshall Reveals, Brandon Marshall knows he has it all: the NFL riches, a smart, lovely wife, a beautiful house, and a good life – everything anyone could want. But it was not enough. It was never enough.

“I did not like not part of it, and it is difficult for me to understand why,” Marshall, 27, said. He grew increasingly unhappy and, after an altercation with his wife Nogami-Michi Marshall in April led to be hospitalized with a knife and he was imprisoned, it was time to discover what was happening.

The answer is that the Miami Dolphins. ” Be the face of BPD “wide receiver has a borderline personality disorder, and instead to hide that fact, he chose Marshall has spoken publicly about it during the weekend, telling the Orlando Sentinel:” LL I do not make me vulnerable if it saves someone’s life because I know what I experienced this summer have helped to save mine. ”

Marshall had several times before the board. This time, at the suggestion of Dolphins teammate Ricky Williams, Marshall enlisted the help of McLean Hospital in Boston. “This is the most stigmatized disorder there, but yet it is very treatable and with the help right the right treatment program, purifiers right is diagnosed borderline, can live a healthy, effective life peaceful, “said Marshall.

With treatment, it is to learn to manage feelings and emotions. “In no way I am cured or fixed,” he said, “but it was like a light bulb lit in my dark room.”

Borderline personality disorder is rarely diagnosed; it is marked by difficulties with relationships, poor self-image and difficulty controlling moods and emotions. Marshall talked about his troubled childhood and abandonment and abuse can contribute to the DBP. “BPD is a psychological disorder, properly understood,” Mary Zanarini, Professor of Psychology Harvard Medical School who treated Marshall said. “This is not a form of misconduct.”

Marshall met daily with clinicians and patients with BPD compatriots. “Whenever there is conflict, it is a challenge,” said Marshall. “What I feel or try to get across is good, but I react badly. My actions or what I say is not effective or productive, it makes the situation worse. ”

His role as the face of BPD involves a movie, “Brandon Marshall. Borderline Beast ”

“It was not until I got here I realized why I was so unhappy, why I was so miserable,” said Marshall. “But understanding is only the beginning of the journey.”


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