This is a text on the practical problems a therapist encounters when conducting treatment of patients with personality disorders. The author presents a variety of useful forms of intervention, showing how the therapist's capacity to comprehend and be empathetic with these difficult borderline, narcissistic, and schizoid personality disorders is limited by his or her ability to understand the meaning of the patient's behaviour. The text shows the clinician how to translate the language of the personality disorder, turning ...

Split Self Split Object 1992, Jason Aronson, Inc.

ISBN-13: 9780876684603