Treatment of Personality Disorders by Jan J.L. DerksenTreatment of Personality Disorders by Jan J.L. Derksen

Treatment of Personality Disorders

EditorJan J.L. Derksen, Cesare Maffei, Herman Groen

Paperback | November 19, 2010

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This monograph arose from presentations given at both the First and Second European Congresses on Disorders of Personality. It was realised that there was a need to clarify if, and how, diagnostic underpinnings and assumptions are coherent with therapeutic strategies in personality disorders. This book aims to bring the more theoretical domain of diagnosis closer to the more clinical and pragmatic domain of therapy. Additionally, this book represents a stricter collaboration between researchers and clinicians from different European countries and also from America.
Title:Treatment of Personality DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:315 pagesPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: Biological foundations of personality disorders. Genetics of personality disorders; S. Torgerson, M. Battaglia. Psychobiology of personality disorders; L.J. Siever. The implication of recent research on the etiology and stability in personality and personality disorder for treatment; W.J. Livesley. Part II: Psychological foundations of personality disorders. Psychodynamic research can help us to improve diagnosis and therapy for personality disorders: the case of defense mechanisms; J.C. Perry, et al. Attachment, the development of the self and its pathology in personality disorders; P. Fonagy. Trauma and personality; F. Madeddu, A. Pazzagli. Adolescence and personality disorders: Current perspectives on a controversial problem; E. de Vito, et al. Part III: Diagnostic models of personality disorders. Integrative perspectives on the personality disorders; Th. Millon. A multidimensional model of personality disorders and their treatment; J. Paris. The structure of DSM-IV borderline personality disorder and its implication for treatment; C. Maffei, A. Fossati. The relationship between anxiety disorders and personality disorders: prevalence rates and comorbidity models; C. van Velzen, P. Emmelkamp. Part IV: Treatment of personality disorders. Psychodiagnostics and indications for treatment in cases of personality disorder: Some pitfalls; J.J.L. Derksen, H. Sloore. The psychotherapeutic treatment of borderline patients; O.F. Kernberg. Functional analysis of borderline disorder behavioral criterion patterns: Links to treatment; J. Waltz, M. Linehan. Pharmacological treatment of personality disorders: A review; P. Moleman, et al. New drugs in the treatment of borderline personality disorder; F. Benedetti, et al. The narcissistic personality disorder and addiction; P. Vaglum. Pharmacotherapy for patients with personality disorders: Experiences from a group analytic treatment programme; S. Friis, et al. A new interpersonal theory and the treatment of dependent personality disorder; J. Birtchnell, G. Borgherini. HIV infection, personality structure and psychotherapeutic treatment; R. Visintini, et al. Index.