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Borderline Patients : Extending The Limits Of Treatability - Harold W. Koenigsberg

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Published: 1st May 2000
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Borderline conditions are a growing presence in the treatment room, yet they are uncommonly resistant to treatment. Dr. Kernberg and his colleagues have already articulated the modality they call Transference-Focused Psychotherapy. Now, in an unusually textured elaboration, they confront the complications that limit treatability—co-existing psychopathologies, early trauma/dissociation, problems endemic to the therapeutic situation (attachment disturbances, erotic transferences)—and bring new rounds of clinical ammunition to meet those challenges.

Prefacep. vii
Revisiting The Fundamentalsp. 1
Borderline Patients and Transference-Focused Psychotherapyp. 3
Factors That Shape Borderline Personality Disorderp. 21
Treatment Dilemmas Arising from Misdiagnosesp. 35
Addressing the Complicating Factorsp. 49
Sadomasochismp. 51
Narcissism and Psychopathyp. 69
The Impact of Attachment Statusp. 93
Schizoid States and Paranoid Regressionsp. 129
Depression and Suicidalityp. 143
Trauma, Sexual Pathology, and Acting Outp. 173
Erotic Transferences and Countertransferencesp. 193
Drawing On Complementary Resourcesp. 205
Using Dream Materialp. 227
Transference-Focused Psychotherapy Combined with Pharmacotherapyp. 229
Transference-Focused Psychotherapy in Sequence with Other Modalitiesp. 247
Referencesp. 267
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780465095605
ISBN-10: 0465095607
Series: Basic Behavioral Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 293
Published: 1st May 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.83 x 15.62  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1