What are the best books for Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers?

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    #1Womanarchy

    Womanarchy

    Womanarchy is a poetry book written by Khurt Khave which talks about social topics such as body issues, depression, suicide, abuse and infidelity. This includes illustrations by unknown artist Alfred Kubin.

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    William Wheeler
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Wow, what a tale, what a book, what an author! This is beyond real, this is what every woman should read! It is time we take down social norms and start revolutionizing the world with literature like this, women stand up for your right to be heard! "
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    #2My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me

    My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me

    My Alien Self: My Journey Back to Me is based on a true story of Amanda Green which she wrote after suffering OCD and Borderline Personality Disorder which manifested during her life in her thirties. 

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    Zachary Watson
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "This book is a fantastic read. It covers the true story of Amanda Green who has to deal with her personality disorders in her thirties. "
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    #3Other People

    Other People
    Other People is a fiction novel written by Kelly O'Callan which centers on the life of shy and socially awkward girl named Ginny who has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and her journey in overcoming it. 
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    Janet Simmons
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "This is fiction and you those who deal with this problem can relate. If you have a friend with this, read the book so you can understand it better."
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    #4Hello Cruel World

    Hello Cruel World

    Hello Cruel World is a non-fiction book written by transsexual Kate Bornstein wherein she shares her personal methods of survival in the cruel world of ours. 

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    Juan Hayes
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "I have a couple of trans people in my family and picked up this book to have a better idea of what they were going through. It's heartbreaking and depressing, but uplifting in places. Great read."
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    #5Wherever You Go, There You Are

    Wherever You Go, There You Are

    Wherever You Go, There You Are is a spiritual book written by Jon Kabat-Zinn wherein he shares guides on meditation and mindfulness for anyone who are lost. 

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    Joe Sims
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "This book is very much about mindfulness and being aware of your surroundings and body,after reading this very well written book it has made me realize how much we as humans are not always mindful and this is a great tool for being in touch with your mind and surroundings."
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    #6Girl, Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted is written by Susanna Kaysen. With over 100 pages, this book is first published in 1994 by Vintage. In 2000, this book became a bestseller because of a movie based on this book.

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    Michael Griffin
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I read this book Girl, Interrupted during the weekend. I really appreciated the amount of detail that was put into as to borderline personality disorder and how people deal with it."
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    #7Radical Acceptance

    Radical Acceptance
    Radical Acceptance is a non-fiction book written by Tara Brach wherein she shares her personal stories and case, new interpretations of Buddhist tales to show how to develop the balance of clear-sightedness. 
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    Christian Murray
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, so I wanted a book that could help educate me on the matter. Radical Acceptance is a great book. It helps me put my disorder into perspective and educates me on way I can deal with it, as well as teach my friends and family about my disorder."
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    #8The Borderline Between Life and Poetry

    The Borderline Between Life and Poetry

    The Borderline Between Life and Poetry is a collection of poems written by A.S. Minor which will guide its readers through the emotional underworld of having Borderline Personality Disorder. 

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    Kevin Hudson
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "I've lived my life with BPD and I have searched everywhere for more information that I might have missed the first time around. This book is great though. It will really give you some insight when you read it. Very emotional. I would highly recommend though. Don't skip out on this one. "
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    #9Peace Is Every Step

    Peace Is Every Step

    Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life is a spiritual book written by Zen master and spiritual leader Thich Nhat Hanh. This Buddhism book was published in 1990 by Bantam. 

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    Christian Thomas
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "this book can help but not sure if it is specific enough for the problem"
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    #10The Highly Sensitive Person

    The Highly Sensitive Person

    The Highly Sensitive Person is a self-help book written by clinical psychologist Dr Elaine N. Aron wherein she shows how a person can better understand himself and his trait. 

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    Teresa Gomez
    Written on April 20, 2018
    "Based on the hundreds of positive reviews, this book seem to fit for the said topic. If you are looking for the genre of the topic, this is definitely right on its alley. I would gladly recommend this one up for those people looking for this specific niche."
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    #11You Untangled

    You Untangled

    You Untangled: A DBT Skills Workbook, Practical Tools To Manage Your Emotions And Improve Your Life by Amy Tibbitts is a nonfiction book on psychology and medicine. This book was published in 2013.

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    #12Calming the Emotional Storm Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Calming the Emotional Storm Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy

    Calming the Emotional Storm Using Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills to Manage Your Emotions and Balance Your Life is written by Sheri Van Dijk as a self-help book about DBT. Published in 2012.

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    #13You Empowered

    You Empowered

    You Empowered: Get Beyond The Trauma You've Experienced To Live A Full And Happy Life by Anna Saviano is a book on self-help and personal development. This book was published in 2014.

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    Tyler Willis
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "You Empowered is a powerful resource for people of all ages who are dealing with any type of trauma. The authors have combined their compassion for helping those who have experienced trauma in their lives into an exceptional workbook. This workbook is full of exercises to guide you through the healing process. I am hopeful this workbook in combination with therapy will help me finish my journey so I can live life to its fullest."
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    #14The Stress Response: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You

    The Stress Response: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You

    The Stress Response: How Dialectical Behavior Therapy Can Free You from Needless Anxiety, Worry, Anger, and Other Symptoms of Stress is a self-help reference book about DBT written by Christy Matta.

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    Joseph Johnson
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Great book teaching some DBT techniques for anxiety. Bought this to see if I would be something I would recommend to patients and ended up keeping one on my night table. You can open this book up and read any page and get something out of it! Great Book."

Summary

Best What are the best books for Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1WomanarchyBooks 33 Paid
2My Alien Self: My Journey Back to MeBooks 30 Paid
3Other PeopleBooks 27 Paid
4Hello Cruel WorldBooks 25 Paid
5Wherever You Go, There You AreBooks 25 Paid
6Girl, InterruptedBooks 24 Paid
7Radical AcceptanceBooks 21 Paid
8The Borderline Between Life and PoetryBooks 19 Paid
9Peace Is Every StepBooks 18 Paid
10The Highly Sensitive PersonBooks 18 Paid
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