Working with Traits: Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders / Edition 1

Working with Traits: Psychotherapy of Personality Disorders / Edition 1

by Joel Paris
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765700964

ISBN-13: 9780765700964

Pub. Date: 02/28/1998

Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.

A person's traits are strongly influenced by genetic factors and do not undergo radical change over the individual's lifetime. Therefore, the therapist needs to work with them, so as to help patients make use of their underlying personality characteristics in a more adaptive way.  See more details below

Overview

A person's traits are strongly influenced by genetic factors and do not undergo radical change over the individual's lifetime. Therefore, the therapist needs to work with them, so as to help patients make use of their underlying personality characteristics in a more adaptive way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765700964
Publisher:
Aronson, Jason Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1The Nature of Personality1
2The Origins of Personality Disorders17
3Research Data on Treatment Effectiveness31
4Working with Traits in Therapy53
5Borderline Personality Disorder75
6Narcissistic Personality Disorder119
7Histrionic Personality Disorder153
8Avoidant and Dependent Personality Disorders173
9Compulsive Personality Disorder189
10Summary and Conclusions207
References219
Index239

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