Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Roy Krawitz
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191607088
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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a psychiatric condition that affects nearly 2% of the general population, predominantly women. Symptoms of BPD include impulsivity, mood swings, unstable intense relationships and feelings of chronic emptiness. Research on BPD has lagged behind that on other mental health conditions, such as depression and psychosis, primarily due to the lack of evidence of effective treatment but also due to the stigma historically associated with the condition. Fortunately this situation is changing, with improved treatments now available and improved clinician/organizational willingness to engage with those with a diagnosis of BPD. This candid book collaboratively co-authored by a person recovered from BPD and a BPD specialist therapist is written specifically for people with BPD (with support teams, including family, friends and clinicians also likely to benefit from reading the book). This authoritative and easily readable guide provides a compassionate understanding of the condition, plenty of in-depth practical recovery strategies and credible and realistic hope for recovery. The authors draw from the latest research and share years of personal and professional experience that brings the book alive. Review comments from Vice-President, National Education Alliance for BPD and Director, Middle Path (BPD advocacy organizations) include "most down-to-earth, accessible book for people with BPD" and "tremendous and potentially life-changing gift".

Through the Looking Glass

Author: Dana Becker
Publisher:
ISBN:
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To what extent is borderline personality disorder (BPD) a truly “female” affliction given how women are socialized? This and other questions are addressed within the context of the historical relationship between women and madness, as well as women’s often-strained relationship with the psychiatric profession.In a refreshing look at the facts behind why a preponderance of women are diagnosed with BPD, Dana Becker provides evidence that the struggles of these “borderline” women are extreme versions of the day-to-day struggles many women face. Examining the relationship between gender, psychological distress, and the classification of BPD as a psychiatric disorder, the author offers a new emphasis on elements of female socialization as keys to understanding the development of borderline symptoms.The book should appeal to psychotherapists in all professional groups—psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals—as well as graduate students in these disciplines. It should also be valuable to those involved in the fields of women’s studies, psychology of women, sociology, and the history of medicine.

The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Constance M Dolecki
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440529701
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Borderline personality disorder's bouts of violence and anger coupled with desperate and fixated love make it a traumatic and emotional rollercoaster for all those involved with it. Here is the professional yet compassionate guide you need to explore and understand the tumultuous world of BPD.

Ich hasse dich verlass mich nicht

Author: Jerold J. Kreisman
Publisher: Kösel-Verlag
ISBN: 3641083133
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Menschen mit einer Borderline-Persönlichkeit leiden unter extremen Stimmungsschwankungen und der ständigen Angst, verlassen zu werden. Die überarbeitete und erweiterte Neuausgabe dieses Standardwerks enthält neueste Forschungsergebnisse und Therapieansätze sowie aktualisierte Zahlen. Betroffene, Angehörige, Ärzte und Therapeuten erhalten hilfreiche Unterstützung.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Anthony W. Bateman
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191664766
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Over the past two decades considerable progress has been made in developing specialist psychosocial treatments for borderline personality disorder (BPD), yet the majority of people with BPD receive treatment within generalist mental health services, rather than specialist treatment centres. This is a book for general mental health professionals who treat people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). It offers practical guidance on how to help people with BPD with advice based on research evidence. After a discussion of the symptoms of BPD, the authors review all the generalist treatment interventions that have resulted in good outcomes in randomised controlled trials, when compared with specialist treatments, and summarise the effective components of these interventions. The treatment strategies are organised into a structured approach called Structured Clinical Management (SCM), which can be delivered by general mental health professionals without extensive additional training. The heart of the book outlines the principles underpinning SCM and offers a step-by-step guide to the clinical intervention. Practitioners can learn the interventions easily and develop more confidence in treating people with BPD. In addition, a chapter is devoted to how to help families - an issue commonly neglected when treating patients with BPD. Finally the authors discuss the top 10 strategies for delivering treatment and outline how the general mental health clinician can deliver these strategies competently.

Eating Disorders The Facts

Author: Suzanne Abraham
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191024899
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Eating Disorders: The Facts is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the major eating disorders namely anorexia nervosa, anorexia nervosa not for weight or shape, exercise disorder, bulimia nervosa, purging disorder, rumination disorder, binge eating disorder and atypical. Sympathetically and clearly written, this guide considers why eating disorders occur, and then looks at each in turn, describing the eating behaviours, diagnosis, and treatments available.The opening chapters tackle adolescent eating behaviours and infertility, pregnancy and the postpartum period. Case histories and patient perspectives provide insights into the mind of the eating disorder sufferer, making it easier for patients and their families to relate to the topics discussed. Revised and updated new topics include contribution of epigenetics (in utero contribution), attachment in perinatal and early years, and the negative and positive impact of the internet and social media. Eating Disorders: The Facts provides an authoritative resource on eating disorders that will prove valuable for sufferers and their families.

Cognitive behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Marsha Linehan
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898621839
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The core of the treatment is the balance of acceptance and change strategies, both within each therapy interaction and over time. For problem solving with borderline personality disorder, the book provides specific strategies for contingency management, exposure, cognitive modification, and skills training. The last component is further elucidated in the companion Skills Training Manual, which programmatically details procedures and includes client handouts for step-by-step implementation. Finally, to enhance interpersonal communication, Dr. Linehan presents three case management sets: consultation to the patient, environmental intervention, and consultation to the therapist. Addressing the most stressful patient behaviors that clinicians encounter, the book includes a step-by-step outline for assessing suicide risk, managing suicide threats, and working with chronic suicidal behavior

Borderline M tter und ihre Kinder

Author: Christine Ann Lawson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783898062565
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Menschen mit einer Borderline-Störung sind unbeständig und sprunghaft, impulsiv und selbstzerstörerisch und sie haben Angst vor dem Verlassen werden. Die Kinder von Borderline-Müttern wachsen in einer verwirrenden emotionalen Welt auf. Die Bindung zur emotional unstabilen Mutter ist unsicher. Das Buch handelt von Borderline-Müttern und vor allem von deren Kindern, welche unter den Stimmungsschwankungen und psychotischen Anfällen der Mütter leiden und verzweifelt nach Strategien der Bewältigung dieser Erlebnisse suchen. Die Autorin untersucht vier Typen von Borderline-Persönlichkeiten, wie sie von den Kindern wahrgenommen werden: die verwahrloste Mutter, die Einsiedlerin, die Königin und die Hexe. Die Autorin zeigt, wie man sich um die Verwahrloste kümmern kann, ohne sie retten zu müssen, wie die Einsiedlerin geliebt werden kann, ohne ihrer Angst Nahrung zu geben, wie man die Königin liebt, ohne ihr Untertan zu werden und wie man mit der Hexe lebt, ohne ihr Opfer zu werden.

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

Author: Joan M. Farrell
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119942217
Format: PDF, ePub
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Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder represents the first treatment manual for group schema therapy and is based on the only group ST model validated by published empirical evidence. Presents an original adaptation of schema therapy for use in a group setting Provides a detailed manual and patient materials in a user-friendly format Represents a cost-effective ST alternative with the potential to assist in the public health problem of making evidence-based BPD treatment widely available Includes 'guest' chapters from international ST experts Jeff Young, Arnoud Arntz, Hannie van Genderen, George Lockwood, Poul Perris, Neele Reiss, Heather Fretwell and Michiel van Vreeswijk