This book is about understanding and managing patients with severe personality disorders. It covers biological, psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioural approaches and provides a pragmatic guide to best practice, based on the published evidence, where this is available.Table of Contents 1. Treatability in severe personality disorders: how far do the science and art of psychotherapy carry us? Michael Stone2. The treatment of choice: what method fits whom? John Clarkin3. Countertransference: recent developments and technical implications for the treatment of patients with severe personality disorders Otto Kernberg4. Beyond management to cure: enhancing the positive dimensions of personality Robert Cloninger5. Personality disorders from the perspective of child and adolescent psychiatry Arnold Allertz and Guus van Voorst6. Disruptions in the course of psychotherapy and psychoanalysis Salman Akhtar7. Managing suicidal crises in patients with severe personality disorders Joel Paris8. Borderline personality disorder, day hospitals, and mentalization Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy9. Pharmacotherapy of severe personality disorders: a critical review Thomas Rinne and Theo Ingenhoven10. Severe cases: management of the refractory borderline patient Bert van Luyn11. Dangerous cases: when treatment is not an option Reid Meloy and James Reavis12. Stalking of therapists Paul Mullen and Rosemary Purcell13. Common elements of effective treatments John Livesley.
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Titolo: Severe Personality Disorders
Autori: van Luyn - Akhtar - Livesley
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Edizione: I 2007
Finitura: Copertina rigida