Borderline Personality disorder is a severe personality dysfunction characterized by behavioural features such as impulsivity, identity disturbance, suicidal behaviour, emptiness, and intense and unstable relationships. Approximately 2% of the population are thought to meet the criteria for BPD. The authors of this volume - Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy - have developed a psychoanalytically oriented treatment to BPD known as mentalization treatment. With randomised controlled trials having shown this method to be effective, this book presents the first account of mentalization treatment for BPD.
The first section gives an overview of BPD, including discussion of nosology, epidemiology, natural history, and psychosocial aetiology. It additionally summarises the present state of our research knowledge about effective psychotherapeutic treatments and use of medication. The second section outlines the authors' theoretical approach and contrasts it with other well known methods, including DBT, CAT, and CBT. In the extensive final section, the authors outline their clinical approach starting with how treatment is organised. A detailed account of the transferable features of the model is provided along with the main strategies and techniques of treatment. Numerous clinical examples are given to illustrate the core techniques and detailed information provided about how to apply aspects of the mentalization based treatment approach in everyday practice.
Aimed at mental health professionals, along with counsellors, psychotherapists, and psychoanalysts, the book will be a valuable tool, providing an effective means of treating those suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder.
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. . . an important book . . . a milestone in changing attitudes towards, and an understanding of, a neglected and disabling disorder. ( Psychological Medicine, 35)About the Author:
Anthony Bateman is Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy, St. Anns Hospital Peter Fonagy is the Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London, and Chief Executive of the Anna Freud Centre. He is the author of 8 other books, including, 'What works for whom? A critical review of psychotherapy research.'
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0198527667
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0198527667
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA 2004-05-20, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1. 0198527667. Codice libro della libreria 679370
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2004. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Advance praise for Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality Disorder:'This is a work that has been eagerly awaited. While books describing psychoanalytically oriented approaches to the borderline patient are ubiquitous, this brilliant new volume is the only one that comes complete with proven efficacy based on the gold standard of the randomized controlled trial. Bateman & Fonagy masterfully synthesize the entire literature on borderline personality disorder, and they position their mentalization-based approach inthe context of other therapeutic strategies. Generous to a fault, they systematically evaluate the similarities and differences between their treatment model and those proposed by other experts. I predict that this well-written and comprehensive volume will signal a new direction in the treatment of borderlinepatients for this century.'Glen O. Gabbard, M.D., Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0198527667
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG0198527667
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110198527667