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    Stals, Roos Dijkhuizen, Albert and Joosten, Tom 2011. Surviving severe personality disorders: a challenge for patients and professionals. Advances in Dual Diagnosis, Vol. 3, Issue. 4, p. 38.


    Stringer, Barbara van Meijel, Berno Koekkoek, Bauke Kerkhof, Ad and Beekman, Aartjan 2011. Collaborative Care for patients with severe borderline and NOS personality disorders: A comparative multiple case study on processes and outcomes. BMC Psychiatry, Vol. 11, Issue. 1,


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    Severe Personality Disorders
    • Online ISBN: 9780511544439
    • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511544439
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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.

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Review of the hardback:'This book covers important aspects of personality disorders management. It starts with treatability, methods of treatment, issues in children and adolescence, managing suicidal crisis, management of severe and dangerous cases and discussion of common elements of effective treatment. … a detailed, thoughtful and comprehensive survey of the available literature on treatment of personality disorders with meticulous attention to conceptual details. The reader explores the essential ingredients of an effective therapeutic approach for these conditions.'

Source: Saudi Medical Journal

Review of the hardback:'By presenting the opinions of renowned experts on a broad range of issues integral to the understanding and treatment of severe personality disorders, the book is certainly a treasure box that contains an interesting mixture of stimulating ideas and useful practical guidelines. … Severe Personality Disorders can be recommended highly to anyone who want to enhance his or her knowledge of these challenging conditions.'

Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research

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