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Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Adaptations: The Pursuit of Love, Admiration, and Safety
Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Adaptations demystifies the diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders. It offers clear and practical advice on how to differentiate and treat clients who have made Borderline, Narcissistic, or Schizoid adaptations. Elinor Greenberg begins with an overview of the topic of personality disorders, reframes these disorders as adapta ...more
Paperback, 382 pages
Published September 12th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Well written, excellently structured and logical. Dr Elinor Greenberg writes in a relatable yet honest fashion. She gives a very clear definition of each of the adaptations and then unpacks each of them, making the differences between them easily distinguishable. The background of how each of the adaptations is developed is helpful in developing empathy for narcissistic and borderline personalities as it helps to understand them better.
I'm not a therapist, but I found this book accessible enough for me to learn a lot without getting bogged down in therapy jargon. The examples were interesting and engaging. I was disappointed that schizoid adaptations got such a small section, though, after the long sections about borderline and narcissistic adaptations. ...more
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