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Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified

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Publisher Comments:

Dr. Friedel, a leading expert in Borderline Personality Disorder and a pioneer in its treatment, has turned his vast personal experience into a useful and supportive guide for everyone seeking to understand this condition.

Review:

"According to Friedel, six million Americans suffer from the psychiatric disorder known as borderline personality disorder-and many of these people often go undiagnosed and live in the lonely fear that they simply lack willpower or self-confidence. Friedel, a distinguished clinical professor of psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University, steps in to explain this little-known and much-misunderstood disorder, and he offers not only information but hope-many people believe BPD isn't treatable, but Friedel says that there are effective treatments available. BPD, like many other psychiatric disorders, results from chemical imbalances in the brain, Friedel says. The emotional instability, impulsive behavior and impaired reasoning that often characterize BPD can thus be controlled with therapy and medication, though Friedel also stresses the importance of the patient's taking responsibility for following through on treatment. For readers who suspect that they or someone they love suffers from BPD, this guide is a good place to start learning how to find help." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Over six million Americans suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a chronic, disabling psychiatric condition that causes extreme instability in their emotional lives, behavior, and self-image, and severely impacts their family and friends. In Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, Dr. Robert Friedel, a leading expert in BPD and a pioneer in its treatment, has turned his vast personal experience into a useful and supportive guide for everyone living with and seeking to understand this condition. Friedel helps readers grasp the etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder, the course it takes, the difficulties in diagnosing it, the types of treatment available, strategies for coping, and much more. Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified is an invaluable resource for everyone diagnosed with BPD, those who think they might have the illness, and friends and family who love and support them.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781569244562
Other:
Friedel, Robert
Publisher:
Marlowe & Company
Author:
Friedel, Robert O.
Author:
Friedel, Robert
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personality
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Personalityy
Subject:
PSYCHOLOGY / Personality
Subject:
Psychotherapy
Subject:
Borderline personality disorder
Subject:
Psychology: Personality Disorders
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Demystified
Publication Date:
20040831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 10 oz

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "According to Friedel, six million Americans suffer from the psychiatric disorder known as borderline personality disorder-and many of these people often go undiagnosed and live in the lonely fear that they simply lack willpower or self-confidence. Friedel, a distinguished clinical professor of psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University, steps in to explain this little-known and much-misunderstood disorder, and he offers not only information but hope-many people believe BPD isn't treatable, but Friedel says that there are effective treatments available. BPD, like many other psychiatric disorders, results from chemical imbalances in the brain, Friedel says. The emotional instability, impulsive behavior and impaired reasoning that often characterize BPD can thus be controlled with therapy and medication, though Friedel also stresses the importance of the patient's taking responsibility for following through on treatment. For readers who suspect that they or someone they love suffers from BPD, this guide is a good place to start learning how to find help." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by ,
Over six million Americans suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a chronic, disabling psychiatric condition that causes extreme instability in their emotional lives, behavior, and self-image, and severely impacts their family and friends. In Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified, Dr. Robert Friedel, a leading expert in BPD and a pioneer in its treatment, has turned his vast personal experience into a useful and supportive guide for everyone living with and seeking to understand this condition. Friedel helps readers grasp the etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder, the course it takes, the difficulties in diagnosing it, the types of treatment available, strategies for coping, and much more. Borderline Personality Disorder Demystified is an invaluable resource for everyone diagnosed with BPD, those who think they might have the illness, and friends and family who love and support them.
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