Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, Revised Edition: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD

Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, Revised Edition: An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living with BPD

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738220246
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 02/20/2018
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 109,561
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert O. Friedel, MD, is Distinguished Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder, and was named a Psychiatrist of the Year in 2007 by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Dr. Friedel has published over 100 scientific articles, book chapters and books. He lives in Virginia.

Table of Contents

Foreword Donald W. Black, MD Nancee Blum, MSW xiii

Foreword Jim Diane Hall xvii

Introduction xxi

1 What Is Borderline Personality Disorder and How Is It Diagnosed? 1

2 You Are Not Alone 23

3 The History of Borderline Personality Disorder 47

4 The Causes of Borderline Personality Disorder 63

5 Tracing the Course of the Disorder 77

6 Borderline Personality Disorder in Children 95

7 Borderline Personality Disorder and the Brain 117

8 Common Co-Occurring Disorders 137

9 The Key Elements of Treatment 159

10 Medications 165

11 The Psychotherapies 185

12 The Integrated Use of Medications and Psychotherapy 201

13 When a Loved One Has Borderline Personality Disorder 211

14 Research: The Ultimate Reason for Hope 225

A Final Word 241

Glossary 243

References 249

Resources 263

Acknowledgments 275

Index 277

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