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Borderline Personality Disorder demystified : an essential guide for understanding and living with BPD

Author: Robert O Friedel; Linda F Cox; Karin Friedel
Publisher: New York, NY : Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Millions of Americans suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD), a psychiatric condition marked by extreme emotional instability, erratic and self-destructive behavior, and tumultuous relationships. Though it was once thought to be untreatable, today researchers and clinicians know that there is every reason for hope. Dr. Robert Friedel, a leading expert and pioneer in pharmacological treatment for BPD,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O Friedel; Linda F Cox; Karin Friedel
ISBN: 0738220248 9780738220246
OCLC Number: 986960047
Description: xxiii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What is Borderline Personality Disorder and how is it diagnosed --
You are not alone --
The history of Borderline Personality Disorder --
The causes of Boderline Personality Disorder --
Tracing the course of the disorder --
Borderline Personality Disorder in children --
Borderline Personality Disorder and the brain --
Common co-occurring disorders --
The key elements of treatment --
Medications --
The psychotherapies --
The integrated use of medications and psychotherapy --
When a loved one has Borderline Personality Disorder --
Research: the ultimate reason for hope.
Responsibility: Robert O. Friedel, MD ; with Linda F. Cox, LCSW, and Karin Friedel.

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For anyone diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and their friends and loved ones, the invaluable guide to understanding and living with BPD, now revised and updated  Read more...
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