Treatment Of The Borderline Adolescent: A Developmental Approach

Treatment Of The Borderline Adolescent: A Developmental Approach

by James F. Masterson, M.D.

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Overview

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134844135
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/17/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 289
File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Part 1 The Borderline Adolescent

1 The Need for Treatment 5

2 A Developmental Theory: A Separation-Individuation, Failure 18

3 The Clinical Picture 37

4 Feelings of Abandonment: The Six Horsemen of the Apocalypse 58

5 The Parents: An Overview 74

6 The Parents: The Tie That Binds-Clinging 91

Part 2 The Therapeutic Process: Inpatient

7 Theory of the Process 105

8 Phase I: Testing 113

9 Phase II: Working Through 125

10 Casework Treatment of the Parents 141

11 Phase II: Joint Interviews 155

12 Phase III. Separation 169

13 Results: Continuity and Change 176

Part 3 The Therapeutic Process: Outpatient

14 Nancy: Clinical History, Hospital Treatment, and First Outpatient Crisis 187

15 Nancy: Second Crisis To Termination 203

16 Bill, Helen, and Grace: Follow-up Summaries 217

Part 4 Other Therapeutic Factors

17 Differential Diagnosis, Indications, and Contraindications; Counter transference 227

18 Outpatient Treatment Alone 237

19 The Psychiatric Dilemma of Adolescence Revisited 250

Epilogue 257

Appendix Initial and Follow-up Psychological Testing: Nancy and Bill 259

Bibliography 273

Index 281

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