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Author Krawitz, Roy.

Title Borderline personality disorder / Roy Krawitz, Wendy Jackson ; [foreword by Dixianne Penney and Kiera Van Gelder].

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Kankakee PL Third Floor - KKBB-2  616.85 KRAWITZ    AVAILABLE
Description xxvii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The facts
Facts (Oxford, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-246) and index.
Contents section 1. Borderline personality disorder information -- 1. History -- 2. How many people have borderline personality disorder? -- 3. What is borderline personality disorder? -- 4. Understanding borderline personality disorder -- 5. Other problems or diagnoses found in association with borderline personality disorder -- 6. What causes borderline personality disorder? -- 7. Understanding self-harm -- 8. Prognosis : do people with borderline personality disorder get better? -- 9. Is treatment effective? -- section 2. Recovery frameworks -- 10. Change -- 11. Psychological treatments -- 12. What to expect from treatment -- 13. First contact with health professionals -- 14. Choosing a therapist (where such a choice exists) -- 15. Developing a therapy agreement -- 16. Support network -- 17. Assessment -- 18. Treatment goals and treatment plan -- 19. Therapy relationship -- 20. Taking charge of your recovery -- 21. Power struggles and beyond -- 22. Prioritizing your therapy focus -- 23. Preparing for crises -- 24. Medication -- 25. Hospitalization -- section 3. Recovery specifics -- 26. Is it our awareness that makes a difference? (self-reflection, chain analysis, and mindfulness) -- 27. Is it what we do that makes a difference? -- 28. Is it what we think that makes a difference? -- 29. Is it what we feel that makes a difference? -- 30. Is it what we do with emotions of anger, guilt, and regret that makes a difference? -- 31. Is it what we do with impulsive urges that makes a difference? -- 32. Is it taking charge of our personal boundaries that makes a difference? -- 33. Is it how we clarify our values and identity that makes a difference? -- 34. Is it how we relate to ourselves that makes a difference? -- 35. Is it how we relate to others that makes a difference? -- 36. Is it how we create pleasure that makes a difference? -- 37. Is it how we deal with 'flashbacks' that makes a difference? -- 38. Is it how we deal with crises that makes a difference? -- 39. Is it how we manage our physical health that makes a difference? -- 40. Is it our relationship with something 'larger than ourselves' that makes a difference? -- 41. Notes to family and friends -- 42. Concluding comments to the reader -- Glossary.
Subject Borderline personality disorder -- Treatment.
Added Author Jackson, Wendy, 1966-
ISBN 9780199202966 paperback
0199202966

 
    
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