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Cognitive Behavioural Treatment Borderline Personality Disorder

Marsha M Linehan

This volume is the authoritative presentation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Linehan's comprehensive, integrated approach to treating individuals with borderline personality disorder. DBT--which has since been adapted for other difficult-to-treat disorders involving emotion dysregulation--combines cognitive and behavioral strategies with elements of psychodynamic, strategic, and other modalities. Delineated are specific strategies for contingency management, exposure, cognitive modification, and skills training. In-depth descriptions of skills training procedures are provided in the companion manual.

17x24cm  558 pages  $97.00  

Lost in the Mirror

An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder 2nd Edition

Richard Moskovitz

Provides an expert look into this complex disorder, discussing causes, symptoms, behaviours and treatments, interspersed with patient's compelling stories of their daily struggles with BPD.
the second edition provides readers with

the latest innovations in psychotherapy
new and effective drug treatments
an expanded overview of conventional therapy
an updated resource list for those who want to learn more.

23x15cm  206 pages  $24.95  

Schema Therapy

A Practitioner's Guide

Jeffrey Young, Janet Klosko, Marjorie E Weishaar

Designed to bring about lasting change in clients with personality disorders and other complex difficulties, schema therapy combines proven cognitive-behavioural techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies. This book - written by the model's developer and two of its leading practitioners - is the first major text for clinicians wishing to learn and use this popular integrative approach. Provided in one comprehensive volume are an authoritative conceptual overview and step-by-step guidelines for assessment and treatment. Clinicians learn innovative ways to rapidly conceptualize challenging cases: explore the client's childhood history: identify and modify self-defeating behavioral patterns: use imagery and other experiential techniques in treatment: and maximize the power of the therapeutic relationship. Including detailed protocols for treating borderline personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder, the book is illustrated with numerous clinical examples.

24x15cm  436 pages  $66.00  

Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personal Disorder

Marsha Linehan

A vital component in Linehan's comprehensive treatment program, this manual details precisely how to implement CBT behavioral skills training procedures and includes practical pointers on when to use the other treatment strategies described. Included are over three dozen invaluable patient handouts and homework sheets. Clinicians may recommend this book for client purchase or can photocopy patient materials and distribute them as needed.

22x28cm  180 pages  $47.95  

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

Jerold Kreisman, Hal Straus

Do you experience frightening mood swings? Are you oversensitive to rejection or prone to violent outbursts? Are you often depressed? Do you dread being alone and fear abandonment? Do you engage in self-destructive behaviors such as drug abuse or eating disorders? Do you feel empty inside? Do you have trouble keeping a job or forming lasting relationships?
If you or someone you love can answer yes to many of these questions, there's a good chance that you or that person suffers from Borderline Personality Disorder, a commonly misunderstood and misdiagnosed psychological problem afflicting millions of people. In this book, the bestselling authors of I Hate You, Don't Leave Me offer BPD sufferers and their loved ones a new source of hope. After reading this book, you will understand the disorder and know what steps to take to help you make your life happier and more rewarding, whether you suffer from BPD yourself or love someone who does. Drawing on Dr. Jerold Kreisman's long experience in treating BPD patients, Sometimes I Act Crazy offers proven, practical advice to help you: Manage mood swings Develop lasting relationships Improve your self-esteem Keep negative thoughts at bay Control destructive impulses Understand your treatment options Find professional help.

24x16cm  246 pages  $23.95  

Stop Walking on Eggshells

Taking Your Life Back When Someone You Care about Has Borderline Personality Disorder (2ND ed.)

Paul mason, Randi Kregor

A guide for the family and friends of BPD sufferers, this book is designed to help you understand how the disorder affects your loved ones and recognize what you can do to establish your personal limits, enforce boundaries, communicate more effectively, cope with self-destructive behavior, and help take care of the people you love.
This second edition has been fully updated to include different methods clinicians use to treat borderline personality disorder, and explains how readers can help their loved one find the best treatment method and therapist.

23x15cm  260 pages  $28.95  

Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook

Practical strategies for living with someone who has borderline personality disorder

Randi Kreger

Draws on new research to provide advice for navigating life with someone who has borderline personality disorder. Step-by-step suggestions--many from users of the author's comprehensive Web site--help readers set and enforce personal limits, communicate clearly, cope with put-downs and rage, and make realistic decisions.

22x28cm  207 pages  $38.95  

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

Joel Paris

Organising a vast body of scientific literature, this indispensable book presents the state of the art in understanding borderline personality disorder (BPD) and distills key treatment principles that therapists need to know. Rather than advocating a particular approach, Joel Paris examines a range of therapies and identifies the core ingredients of effective intervention. He offers specific guidance for meeting the needs of this challenging population, including ways to improve diagnosis, promote emotion regulation and impulse control, maintain appropriate therapeutic boundaries, and deal with suicidality and other crises. Highly readable, practical, and humane, the book also explains the latest thinking on the causes of BPD and how it develops.

23x15cm  260 pages  $39.95