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Angry Heart : Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders - SANTORO & COHEN

Angry Heart

Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders

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Published: 1st January 1997
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The emotional turmoil and impulsive behavior that characterize borderline personality disorder are so often accompanied by alcoholism or drug abuse that some estimates suggest that as many as half of the millions of people with substance abuse problems may have a masked borderline personality disorder. If you have problems with addictive behavior, this self-help guide offers a range of exercises and step-by-step techniques to help you come to terms with the destructive aspects of your lifestyle. Learn how to break out of the dysfunctional cycle of self-defeating thoughts and behavior that addictive behaviors can cause. Angry Heart has practical, clinically sound strategies are supported by the poignant personal experiences of other individuals who have struggled with these problems.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Beginningsp. 13
Do As I Say, Not As I Dop. 31
Abused, Confused, and Out of Control: Entry into the Borderline Zonep. 43
Borderlining to the Edgep. 53
Taking Responsibilityp. 63
Life in the Borderline Zonep. 81
A Skillful Exit from the Borderline Zonep. 99
Addictive Activities: At the Borderline between Pleasure and Painp. 141
Finding Support in the Recovery Zonep. 175
Supercharging Your Recoveryp. 189
Recovery Snapshotsp. 217
Tracking Your Progress into the Free Zonep. 225
The Angry Heart Theoryp. 235
The Freedom of a New Beginningp. 245
Appendixp. 249
Referencesp. 251
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ISBN: 9781572240803
ISBN-10: 1572240806
Series: Unassigned Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.37