Borderline Personality Disorder: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments

Publication Year: 2007

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Freeman, Arthur; Stone, Mark H.; Martin, Donna

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612094-6

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Applying a variety of modalities to identify treatment goals, including: selecting assessment tools, conceptualizing progression, pinpointing pitfalls, and developing techniques, diagnosing and treating BPD has created a more successful therapeutic result.

Within the field of clinical psychology, the term borderline personality disorder was developed to fulfill a diagnostic need and has come to possess specific stereotypes and negative meanings. Because the term borderline is an emotionally charged word, it can lead to a less-than-accurate view of the situation or patient being described, thus presenting a challenge to even the most experienced therapists and becoming one of the most complex disorders to treat. Through the use of one case study, however, experts in borderline personality disorders have put this difficulty at ease.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Freeman, Arthur; Stone, Mark H.; Martin, Donna
ISBN: 978-0-82-612094-6
Specialty:
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 316
Year: 2007

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