The Borderline Patient: Emerging Concepts in Diagnosis, Psychodynamics and Treatment

The Borderline Patient: Emerging Concepts in Diagnosis, Psychodynamics and Treatment

by James S. Grotstein
     
 

This volume focuses on treatment issues pertaining to patients with borderline psychopathology. A section on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy (with contributors by V. Volkan, H. Searles, O. Kernberg, L. B. Boyer, and J. Oremland, among others) is followed by a section exploring a variety of alternative approaches. The latter include

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This volume focuses on treatment issues pertaining to patients with borderline psychopathology. A section on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy (with contributors by V. Volkan, H. Searles, O. Kernberg, L. B. Boyer, and J. Oremland, among others) is followed by a section exploring a variety of alternative approaches. The latter include psychopharmacology, family therapy, milieu treatment, and hospitalization. The editors' concluding essay discusses the controversies and convergences among the different treatment approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881630558
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/1987
Series:
Psychoanalytic Inquiry Book Series, #6
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.25(d)

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