1st Edition

Occupational Therapy With Borderline Patients

By Diane Gibson Copyright 1983

    This volume discusses and reviews the current knowledge in the concept and management of activity groups designed for borderline patients, who are defines as those with “self-destructive and maladaptive interpersonal relations.”

    Contents Foreword
    • An Historical Review of the Borderline Concept
    • Occupational Therapy Treatment: Interventions with Borderline Patients
    • A Theoretical Approach to the Treatment of Work Difficulties in Borderline Personalities
    • Inpatient Management of the Borderline Patient
    • Early Treatment Planning Hospitalized Severe Borderline Patients
    • Update of Borderline Disorders in Children
    • Reference Notes Included


    Diane Gibson