Personality Disorders Over Time: Precursors, Course, and Outcome

Personality Disorders Over Time: Precursors, Course, and Outcome

by Joel Paris
     
 

Emphasizing management rather than cure, Paris outlines a realistic, long-term treatment approach that strives for gradual recovery with intermittent interventions. Features include a general theory of personality disorders, including Axis I and Axis II cluster disorders, and a special emphasis on strategies for helping patients manage BPD.

American Psychiatric

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Overview

Emphasizing management rather than cure, Paris outlines a realistic, long-term treatment approach that strives for gradual recovery with intermittent interventions. Features include a general theory of personality disorders, including Axis I and Axis II cluster disorders, and a special emphasis on strategies for helping patients manage BPD.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585620401
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Joel Paris, M.D., is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University; Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the Health Centre at McGill University; and Research Associate at the SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, in Montreal, Quebec.

American Psychiatric Publishing

Table of Contents

Introduction. Time and illness. Precursors of personality disorders. Borderline pathology of childhood. Personality disorders in adulthood. Long-term outcome of personality disorders. Patients with borderline personality disorder after 27 years. Mechanisms of recovery. Course, prevention, and management. Suicide and borderline personality disorder. Working with traits. Epilogue: a program for future research. References. Index.

American Psychiatric Publishing

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