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Title:
Sometimes I act crazy : living with borderline personality disorder
Author:
Kreisman, Jerold J. (Jerold Jay)
Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
x, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A major new guide to a psychological condition that affects millions of Americans. The disorder typically manifests itself through anger, abuse, addictions, and reckless impulsivity--behaviors that can have a devastating impact on family and friends. With dramatic case studies of Kreisman's patients, the book describes and offers advice on today's most promising treatments along with practical coping strategies for the loved ones of BPD sufferers.--From publisher description.
Language:
English
Contents:
Borderline basics -- Fears of abandonment -- Unstable interpersonal relationships -- Identity disturbance -- Destructive impulsivity -- Suicidal behaviors and self-mutilation -- Mood instability -- Emptiness -- Anger -- Reality distortions, paranoia and dissociation -- Treatment strategies and communication techniques -- Prognosis and directions of future research.
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ISBN:
9780471792147
Format :
Book