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Understanding and treating borderline personality disorder : a guide for professionals and families

Author: John G Gunderson; Perry D Hoffman
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers both a valuable update for mental health professionals and much-needed information and encouragement for BPD patients and their families and friends. The editors of this eminently practical and accessible text have brought together the wide-ranging and updated perspectives of 15 recognized experts who discuss topics such as: new evidence for the success of various forms of psychotherapy, including Dialectical  Read more...
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Understanding and treating borderline personality disorder.
Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2005
(OCoLC)607592222
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Gunderson; Perry D Hoffman
ISBN: 1585621358 9781585621354
OCLC Number: 57069690
Description: xix, 171 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The borderline diagnosis: concepts, criteria, and controversies / Andrew E. Skodol --
Psychotherapies for borderline personality disorder / Donna S. Bender and John M. Oldham --
Suicidal and self-injurious behavior in borderline personality disorder: a self-regulation model / Barbara Stanley and Beth S. Brodsky --
Pharmacotherapy in borderline personality disorder / Paul H. Soloff --
The longitudinal course of borderline personality disorder / Mary C. Zanarini --
Living with borderline personality disorder: a firsthand account --
Family perspectives on borderline personality disorder / Dixianne Penney and Patricia Woodward --
From family trauma to family support system / Harriet P. Lefley --
Family involvement in treatment / Alan E. Fruzzetti and Jennifer L. Boulanger.
Responsibility: edited by John G. Gunderson, Perry D. Hoffman ; in collaboration with Penny Steiner-Grossman, Patricia Woodward.
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