Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies

Borderline Personality Disorder For Dummies

by Laura L. Smith and Charles H. Elliott

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 10/07/2009

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Your clear, compassionate guide to managing BPD and
living well


Looking for straightforward information on Borderline
Personality Disorder? This easy-to-understand guide helps those who
have BPD develop strategies for breaking the destructive cycle.
This book also aids loved ones in accepting the disorder and
offering support. Inside you'll find authoritative details on the
causes of BPD and proven treatments, as well as advice on working
with therapists, managing symptoms, and enjoying a full life.






Review the basics of BPD discover the symptoms of BPD and
the related emotional problems, as well as the cultural,
biological, and psychological causes of the disease





Understand what goes wrong explore impulsivity, emotional
dysregulation, identity problems, relationship conflicts,
black-and-white thinking, and difficulties in perception; and
identify the areas where you may need help





Make the choice to change find the right care provider,
overcome common obstacles to change, set realistic goals, and
improve your physical and emotional state





Evaluate treatments for BPD learn about the current
treatments that really work and develop a plan for addressing the
core symptoms of BPD





If someone you love has BPD see how to identify triggers,
handle emotional upheavals, set clear boundaries, and encourage
your loved one to seek therapy






Open the book and find:






The major characteristics of BPD





Who gets BPD and why





Recent treatment advances





Illuminating case studies





Strategies for calming emotions and staying in control





A discussion of medication options





Ways to stay healthy during treatment





Tips for explaining BPD to others





Help for parents whose child exhibits symptoms





Treatment options that work and those you should avoid
ISBN:
9780470466537
9780470466537
Category:
Popular medicine & health
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
10-07-2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
213x188x20mm
Weight:
0.52kg

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