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Severe Personality Disorders

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Michael Stone, John Clarkin, Otto Kernberg, Robert Cloninger, Arnold Allertz, Guus van Voorst, Salman Akhtar, Joel Paris, Anthony Bateman, Peter Fonagy, Thomas Rinne, Theo Ingenhoven, Bert van Luyn, Reid Meloy, James Reavis, Paul Mullen, Rosemary Purcell, John Livesley
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  • Date Published: January 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521299480

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  • Originally published in 2007, this book is about understanding and managing patients with severe personality disorders. It covers biological, psychoanalytic and cognitive behavioral approaches and provides a pragmatic guide to best practice. As well as discussing issues of severity, treatability and the range of appropriate management options, the content explores the common elements of effective interventions and covers early prediction, countertransference, disruptions of the therapeutic alliance, suicidal crises and what to do when dealing with dangerous, refractory and stalking patients. The chapters are authored by an international cast of distinguished investigators and innovators from the field. This is a holistic, practical guide to the treatment of patients with a range of these disorders and it should be read by members of the mental health team dealing with this challenging clinical group.

    • Provides an overview of topics that are relevant to clinical practice
    • Provides practical tools for the management of both common and difficult clinical cases
    • Consolidates the expertise from a team of international experts
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    • Date Published: January 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521299480
    • length: 262 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.42kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Treatability in severe personality disorders: how far do the science and art of psychotherapy carry us? Michael Stone
    2. The treatment of choice: what method fits whom? John Clarkin
    3. Countertransference: recent developments and technical implications for the treatment of patients with severe personality disorders Otto Kernberg
    4. Beyond management to cure: enhancing the positive dimensions of personality Robert Cloninger
    5. Personality disorders from the perspective of child and adolescent psychiatry Arnold Allertz and Guus van Voorst
    6. Disruptions in the course of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis Salman Akhtar
    7. Managing suicidal crises in patients with severe personality disorders Joel Paris
    8. Borderline personality disorder, day hospitals, and mentalization Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy
    9. Pharmacotherapy of severe personality disorders: a critical review Thomas Rinne and Theo Ingenhoven
    10. Severe cases: management of the refractory borderline patient Bert van Luyn
    11. Dangerous cases: when treatment is not an option Reid Meloy and James Reavis
    12. Stalking of therapists Paul Mullen and Rosemary Purcell
    13. Common elements of effective treatments John Livesley.

  • Editors

    Bert van Luyn, Symfora Group, The Netherlands

    Salman Akhtar, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia

    W. John Livesley, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

    Contributors

    Michael Stone, John Clarkin, Otto Kernberg, Robert Cloninger, Arnold Allertz, Guus van Voorst, Salman Akhtar, Joel Paris, Anthony Bateman, Peter Fonagy, Thomas Rinne, Theo Ingenhoven, Bert van Luyn, Reid Meloy, James Reavis, Paul Mullen, Rosemary Purcell, John Livesley

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