Location

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Event Website

https://pacrim.coe.hawaii.edu

Start Date

3-2020 12:00 AM

End Date

3-2020 12:00 AM

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The purpose of the study was to identify the factors behind workplace problems of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and to seek methods of employment support that would lead them to attain their goals. Results found that impulsivity was an important predictor of vocational functioning of BPD. Another factor is that their motivation to work passionately can be a strength. Though, the stigma still exists that they have little chance of employment. The lack of collaboration between mental health and vocational rehabilitation was discussed.

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Yumi Yuzawa, M.S., PSW, Tanzawa Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan is a Certified Psychiatric Social Worker and a Certified Career Consultant. She currently works at a psychiatric hospital in Japan and supports people with mental issues to obtain employment.

Jun Yaeda, Rh.D. University of Tsukuba is an associate professor at Rehabilitation Course, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include: rehabilitation philosophy, vocational rehabilitation counseling, and international rehabilitation education.

Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank TEXT. Co., Ltd. (www.text-edit.com) for English language editing.

This article is brought to you for free and open access by the Center on Disability Studies, ISSN 2641-6115. Licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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Difficulties in the Workplace for People with Borderline Personality Disorder: A Literature Review

Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

The purpose of the study was to identify the factors behind workplace problems of people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and to seek methods of employment support that would lead them to attain their goals. Results found that impulsivity was an important predictor of vocational functioning of BPD. Another factor is that their motivation to work passionately can be a strength. Though, the stigma still exists that they have little chance of employment. The lack of collaboration between mental health and vocational rehabilitation was discussed.

https://kahualike.manoa.hawaii.edu/pacrim/2020/Articles/1