Fatal Flaws: Navigating Destructive Relationships With People With Disorders of Personality and Character / Edition 1

Fatal Flaws: Navigating Destructive Relationships With People With Disorders of Personality and Character / Edition 1

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by Stuart C. Yudofsky
     
 

Part psychiatric textbook and part self-help manual for patients and clients, Fatal Flaws reviews comprehensively the course, treatment, genetics, biology, psychology, and destructive consequences of hysterical (histrionic), narcissistic, antisocial, paranoid, obsessive-compulsive, addictive, borderline, and schizotypal personality disorders.

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Overview

Part psychiatric textbook and part self-help manual for patients and clients, Fatal Flaws reviews comprehensively the course, treatment, genetics, biology, psychology, and destructive consequences of hysterical (histrionic), narcissistic, antisocial, paranoid, obsessive-compulsive, addictive, borderline, and schizotypal personality disorders.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585622146
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
917,673
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Stuart C. Yudofsky, M.D., is D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chairman of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He is Chief of Psychiatry Services at The Methodist Hospital and is also responsible for oversight of academic activities in psychiatry at The Menninger Clinic and Hospital, the Ben Taub General Hospital, the Houston Veterans Administration Medical Center, the St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, and the Texas Children's Hospital. For the past seventeen years, Dr. Yudofsky has been Editor of the Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, the official journal of the American Neuropsychiatric Association.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

Introduction: what this book is about. Prologue: the dream home on shelter cove. Part I: Fatal Flaws. What are fatal flaws? Does this person have a fatal flaw? Introduction to the Fatal Flaw Scale. Nine principles of fatal flaws. Part II: Personality Disorders. Hysterical (histrionic) personality disorder. Narcissistic personality disorder, part I: untreated narcissism. Narcissistic personality disorder, part II: treated narcissism. Antisocial personality disorder. Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder. Paranoid personality disorder. Borderline personality disorder. Schizotypal personality disorder. Addictive personality disorder. Part III: Conclusion. Getting help.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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