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Psychotherapy in Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorder

  • Anna Higgitt (a1) and Peter Fonagy (a2)
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Psychodynamic concepts about borderline personality disorder are reviewed and the literature concerning psychotherapeutic treatment of this group is examined. The treatment contexts considered include: psychoanalysis and intensive (expressive) psychoanalytic psychotherapy, supportive psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, family therapy, in-patient treatment, the therapeutic community, cognitive–behavioural approaches, and combinations of drugs and psychotherapy. The practical implications of recent follow-up studies for intervention strategies are considered.

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Psychotherapy in Borderline and Narcissistic Personality Disorder

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