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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

RRP  $30.95 $25.25
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
Popular medicine & health
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
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