Synopses & Reviews
Borderline personality disorder (BDP) affects more than two million people in the United States, and an estimated 8 to 10 percent of people with BDP attempt suicide. This cutting-edge book discusses how modern medicine offers new hope in the battle against BDP, including:
-- How psychotherapy can help
-- New and tried-and-true medications and their side effects
-- Alternative and complementary therapies
-- Specific strategies to eliminate self-doubt and boost self-esteem
Compassionate and informative, New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder will help people reclaim their lives, starting today.
About the Author
Neil R. Bockian, Ph.D.,
associate professor of clinical psychology and behavioral medicine at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago campus, is coauthor of The Personality Disorders Treatment Planner.
Dr. Bockian lives in Chicago.
Valerie Porr, M.A., is the founder of the national nonprofit education and advocacy organization Treatment and Research Advancements Association for Personality Disorder (TARA APD), representing consumers, families, and providers affected by BPD. She lives in New York City.
Nora Elizabeth Villagran, M.A., is a reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and a frequent speaker on writing, journalism, and inspirational topics. She lives in San Francisco.