Are you interested in participating in research that will improve our knowledge of borderline personality disorder? Spectrum has an active research program that evaluates the effectiveness of treatment, explores the impact and management of disorders that co-occur with BPD, examines complexity in relationships and gives consumers, carers and clinicians a voice in the rapidly expanding field of personality disorder.

Volunteering to participate in research is a personal decision. We all need to carefully consider the risks and benefits before taking part. Find out the potential benefits and risks that might be applicable to you.

We have a range of projects that are currently recruiting. All of the projects that are listed here have been approved by the Eastern Health Human Research and Ethics Committee. The titles of these projects are listed below. Please check the information via the associated link in the first instance to familiarise yourself with each project’s purpose and requirements, then email the contact person named in the link if you would like further information. If you have any questions related to the purpose or carrying out of these studies, please contact the research team, at 8413 8750 or