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How to Talk to a Borderline | Hardcover
Lachkar, Joan
Routledge / Hardcover / 2010-11-01 / 0415876494
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
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196 pages
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In How to Talk to a Borderline, Joan Lachkar introduces Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and outlines the challenges and difficulties it presents to clinicians. She expands current understanding of BPD by outlining eight different kinds of borderline personality disorders and how each of these requires specific communication techniques and methods. Case examples are offered throughout the text and in some cases describe the kinds of partners borderlines attract. This book offers new approaches to communicating, working with, and treating borderline personality disorders while integrating more contemporary treatment methods.

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Living in Borderland. Overview of the Borderline Personality. The Pathological Borderline. The Malignant Borderline. The Depressive Borderline. The Obsessive-Compulsive Borderline. The Antisocial Borderline. The Passive-Aggressive Borderline. The Histrionic Borderline. The Cross-cultural Borderline. Closing Thoughts.

About the Author:

Joan Lachkar, Ph.D., is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in private practice in Brentwood and Tarzana, California. She is an affiliate member of the New Center for Psychoanalysis, is the author of The Narcissistic/Borderline Couple: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Marital Treatment (2nd Ed.), The Many Faces of Abuse: Treating the Emotional Abuse of High-Functioning Women, and numerous publications on marital and political conflict, is a psychohistorican, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Emotional Abuse. and numerous publications on marital and political conflict, is a psychohistorican, and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Emotional Abuse.

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