Personality Disorder: The Definitive Reader
Gwen (Ed) Adshead
Personality Disorder offers a comprehensive and accessible collection of papers that will be practically useful to practitioners working in secure and non-secure settings with patients who have personality disorders.
This book brings together fourteen classic papers, which address the impact that working with personality disorder patients can have on staff. It also offers theoretical explanations for personality disorder, and explores other issues such as the concept of boundaries in clinical practice, psychiatric staff as attachment figures and the relationship between severity of personality disorder and childhood experiences. Each paper is introduced with contextual material, and is followed by a
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The British Journal of Psychiatry, George Stein, The Priory Hospital This book does exactly what its title promises... Here we have a valuable starting point for those whose everyday work involves dealing with