1st Edition

The Borderline Patient
Emerging Concepts in Diagnosis, Psychodynamics, and Treatment

ISBN 9781138872189
Published June 23, 2015 by Routledge
348 Pages

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Book Description

This volume focuses on treatment issues pertaining to patients with borderline psychopathology. A section on psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy (with contributors by V. Volkan, H. Searles, O. Kernberg, L. B. Boyer, and J. Oremland, among others) is followed by a section exploring a variety of alternative approaches. The latter include psychopharmacology, family therapy, milieu treatment, and hospitalization. The editors' concluding essay discusses the controversies and convergences among the different treatment approaches.