This comprehensive reference, edited by one of the leading experts in the field, assimilates the newest and most effective treatment techniques for the personality disorders. Each chapter is written by scholars in the leading theoretical models: Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Humanistic, and Integrative. Numerous detailed case examples and case studies are integrated and used throughout. -- from the publisher
Forward (J. Clarkin).
SECTION ONE: ETIOLOGY, THEORY, PSYCHOPATHOLOGY & ASSESSMENT.
Classification, Prevalrence, and Etiology of Personality Disorders: Related Issues and Controversy (J. Magnavita).
Psychopathologic Assessment Can Usefully Inform Therapy: A View from the Study of Personality (T. Millon & S. Grossman).
The Relevance of Theory in Treating in Personality Dysfunction (J. Magnavita).
Assessing the Dimensions of Personality Disorder (P. Erdberg).
Borderline Personality Disorder and Borderline Personality Organization: Psychopathology and Psychotherapy (O. Kernberg).
Personality Disorder of Relational Disconnection? (J. Jordan).
Sociocultural Factors in the Treatment of Personality Disorders (J. Paris).
SECTION TWO: CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOTHERAPEUTIC TREATMENT MODELS.
Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy (IRT) for Individuals with Personality Disorders (L. Benjamin).
Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders (J. Pretzer).
The Treatment of Personality Adaptations Using Redecision Therapy (V. Joines).
Dialectic Behavior Therapy of Severe Personality Disorders (C. Robins & C. Coons).
Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (H. Levenson).
Close Process Attention in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (F. Knoblauch).
The Application of EMDR to Personality Disorders (P. Manfield & F. Shapiro).
SECTION THREE: BROADENING THE SCOPE OF TREATMENT—SPECIAL POPULATIONS & SETTINGS.
Pharmacotherapy of Personality Disorders (R. Grossman).
Day Treatment of Personality Disorders (J. Ogrodniczuk & W. Piper).
Residential Treatment of Personality Disorders: The Containing Function (B. Belnap, et al.).
Treatment of Personality Disorders with Co-occuring Substance Dependence: Dual Focus Schema Therapy (S. Ball).
Personality-Guided Therapy for Treating Medical Patients (E. Dornelas).
The Role of Memory, Trauma, Neurobiology and the Self in the Personality Disorders (M. Elin).
SECTION FOUR: EXPANDING THE RANGE OF TREATMENT—CHILD, ADOLESCENT & ELDERLY APPROACHES.
The Treatment of Dramatic Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents (E. Bleiberg).
Treatment of Personality Disorders in Older Adults (R. Kean, et al.).
SECTION FIVE: RESEARCH FINDINGS AND FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS.
Empirical Research on the Treatment of Personality Disorders (P. Crits-Christoph & J. Barber).
Toward a Unified Model of Treatment of Personality Dysfunction (J. Magnavita