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Distancing : avoidant personality disorder

Author: Martin Kantor
Publisher: Westport : Praeger, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expandedView all editions and formats

Kantor offers a specific method for helping avoidants overcome their fear of closeness and commitments and offers a guide for developing lasting, intimate, anxiety-free relationships.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kantor
ISBN: 027597829X 9780275978297
OCLC Number: 803645480
Description: XIV, 278 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Description Why Has Avoidant Personality Disorder Received So Little Attention? The Literature The Mental Status Profile Types of Avoidants Healthy Avoidance Avoidant People Sociocultural Manifestations Course Comorbid Disorders: Comorbidity with Schizotypal, Schizoid and Affective Disorder Comorbid Disorders: Comorbidity with "Neurotic" Spectrum Disorders Comorbid Disorders: Comorbidity with Other Personality Disorders Cause: An Overview Therapy An Overview of Avoidance Reduction Psychodynamically Oriented Psychotherapy Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Interpersonal Therapy Supportive Therapy Pharmacotherapy Therapeutic Modifications for Treating Avoidants Treating Depressed Avoidants
Responsibility: Martin Kantor.


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