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Personalities: Master Clinicians Confront the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorders
There are many approaches to the treatment of patients with borderline personality disorder. In this fascinating volume, the editors interview the major proponents of these approaches. The book contains fourteen interviews with a diverse range of therapists. The questions are the same, but the answers are as different as the personalities of the respondents. They discuss t ...more
Hardcover, 363 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Jason Aronson, Inc.
(first published 2001)
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A wonderful little portrait of all of the different standpoints on protocol with patients, which can sometimes be fuzzy and ethically ambiguous. This book is a testament to the wide variety of standpoints therapists hold by gauging their reactions to hypothetical situations -- and doesn't attempt to hide the reality that in some situations the proper thing to do is truly up to the clinician, who sometimes may be at a loss. TL;DR we must all adhere to ethics with patients, but it is important to ...more