The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook
Author: Daniel J. Fox
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2019-05-01
ISBN 10: 168403275X
ISBN 13: 9781684032754
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook Book Review:

Introducing a breakthrough, integrative approach to managing your borderline personality disorder (BPD). If you’ve been diagnosed with BPD you may feel a number of emotions—including shock, shame, sadness, abandonment, emptiness, or even anger. Even worse, you may be tempted to research your diagnosis online, only to find doomsday scenarios and terrible prognoses everywhere you click. Take a deep breath. You can get through this—and this workbook will help guide you. Despite what you may have read or been told, BPD is not the worst thing that can happen to you. Like many mental health issues, it manifests on a spectrum, and while some people may encounter extreme symptoms and consequences on one end, others may be less affected on the other. What do you all have in common? You likely experience difficulty balancing your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. And you may even have trouble seeing yourself clearly—continuously switching from the hero to the villain of the story you’ve written about your life. So, how can you make sense of it all and start on the road to healing? Rather than utilizing a one-size-fits-all treatment, this groundbreaking and comprehensive workbook meets you where you are on your therapeutic journey, and provides an integrative approach to treating BPD drawing on evidence-based dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and interpersonal therapy. With this compassionate workbook, you’ll gain a greater understanding of your BPD, uncover your own emotional triggers, and discover your own personal motivators for positive change. Your BPD has determined how you see and live your life, but it doesn’t have to define you forever. With this workbook as your guide, you’ll be ready to face your diagnosis head-on, and take those important first steps toward lasting wellness.

Understanding your Borderline Personality Disorder

Understanding your Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Chris Healy
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 206
Release: 2008-09-15
ISBN 10: 0470697369
ISBN 13: 9780470697368
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding your Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

A psychotherapeutic workbook that clinicians can use with those newly diagnosed with borderline personality disorder to provide basic information about the disorder and to suggest ways for clients to manage the disorder.

Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder

Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Blaise Aguirre,Gillian Galen
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2013-05-01
ISBN 10: 1608825671
ISBN 13: 9781608825677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

If you are like many others living with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you know what it’s like to be overwhelmed by intense and fluctuating emotions; to have difficulty with relationships; and to constantly struggle with troubling thoughts and behaviors. BPD can be especially difficult to treat, though there are ways to gain control over your symptoms and live a happier, healthier life. Expanding on the core skill of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Mindfulness for Borderline Personality Disorder will help you target and successfully manage many of the familiar symptoms of BPD. Inside, you will learn the basics of mindfulness through specific exercises, and will gain powerful insight through real-life stories from people who have BPD. If you are ready to take that first step on the path toward wellness, this book will be your guide.

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide
Author: Alexander Chapman,Kim Gratz
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2007-12-01
ISBN 10: 1572247843
ISBN 13: 9781572247840
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide Book Review:

If you or someone you love is struggling with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you need up-to-date, accurate, and accessible information on the problems you’re facing and where you can turn for help. But where do you look? Much of the professional literature on BPD is too technical and confusing to be of much help. And searching the Internet for accurate information can be treacherous, with some sites providing useful information and others giving dangerous advice and misinformation. If you’re living with BPD, this compassionate book offers what you really need: an easy-to-follow road map to guide you through this disorder and its treatment. This book provides answers to many of the questions you might have about BPD: What is BPD? How long does it last? What other problems co-occur with BPD? Overviews of what we currently know about BPD make up the first section of the book. Later chapters cover several common treatment approaches to BPD: DBT, mentalization-based treatment (MBT), and medication treatments. In the last sections of the book, you’ll learn a range of useful coping skills that can help you manage your emotions, deal with suicidal thoughts, and cope with some of the most distressing symptoms of BPD. This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit — an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties. Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump-start changes in their lives.

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook
Author: Matthew McKay,Jeffrey C. Wood,Jeffrey Brantley
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2019-10-01
ISBN 10: 1684034604
ISBN 13: 9781684034604
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook Book Review:

A clear and effective approach to learning evidence-based DBT skills—now in a fully revised and updated second edition. Do you have trouble managing your emotions? First developed by Marsha M. Linehan for treating borderline personality disorder, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has proven effective as treatment for a range of other mental health problems, and can greatly improve your ability to handle distress without losing control and acting destructively. However, to make use of these techniques, you need to build skills in four key areas: distress tolerance, mindfulness, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook, a collaborative effort from three esteemed authors, offers evidence-based, step-by-step exercises for learning these concepts and putting them to work for real and lasting change. Start by working on the introductory exercises and, after making progress, move on to the advanced-skills chapters. Whether you’re a mental health professional or a general reader, you'll benefit from this clear and practical guide to better managing your emotions. This fully revised and updated second edition also includes new chapters on cognitive rehearsal, distress tolerance, and self-compassion. Once you’ve completed the exercises in this book and are ready to move on to the next level, check out the authors’ new book, The New Happiness Workbook.

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Joan M. Farrell,Ida A. Shaw
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2012-04-30
ISBN 10: 1119958296
ISBN 13: 9781119958291
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Group Schema Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder represents the first treatment manual for group schema therapy and is based on the only group ST model validated by published empirical evidence. Presents an original adaptation of schema therapy for use in a group setting Provides a detailed manual and patient materials in a user-friendly format Represents a cost-effective ST alternative with the potential to assist in the public health problem of making evidence-based BPD treatment widely available Includes 'guest' chapters from international ST experts Jeff Young, Arnoud Arntz, Hannie van Genderen, George Lockwood, Poul Perris, Neele Reiss, Heather Fretwell and Michiel van Vreeswijk

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook
Author: Daniel J. Fox
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2019-05
ISBN 10: 9781684032730
ISBN 13: 1684032733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook Book Review:

In The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook, a psychologist and expert in treating borderline personality disorder (BPD) offers an integrative approach to help readers manage symptoms, gain greater self-control, and build a more confident self, using dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and interpersonal therapy. This workbook meets the reader where they are in their therapeutic journey, and--rather than utilizing a one-size-fits-all method--provides insights and activities that address BPD as a collection of symptoms.

Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder

Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Valerie Porr, M.A.
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2010-07-30
ISBN 10: 9780199752508
ISBN 13: 0199752508
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is characterized by unstable moods, negative self-image, dangerous impulsivity, and tumultuous relationships. Many people with BPD excel in academics and careers while revealing erratic, self-destructive, and sometimes violent behavior only to those with whom they are intimate. Others have trouble simply holding down a job or staying in school. Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder is a compassionate and informative guide to understanding this profoundly unsettling--and widely misunderstood--mental illness, believed to affect approximately 6% of the general population. Rather than viewing people with BPD as manipulative opponents in a bitter struggle, or pitying them as emotional invalids, Valerie Porr cites cutting-edge science to show that BPD is a true neurobiological disorder and not, as many come to believe, a character flaw or the result of bad parenting. Porr then clearly and accessibly explains what BPD is, which therapies have proven effective, and how to rise above the weighty stigma associated with the disorder. Offering families and loved ones supportive guidance that both acknowledges the difficulties they face and shows how they can be overcome, Porr teaches empirically-supported and effective coping behaviors and interpersonal skills, such as new ways of talking about emotions, how to be aware of nonverbal communication, and validating difficult experiences. These skills are derived from Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mentalization-based Therapy, two evidence-based treatments that have proven highly successful in reducing family conflict while increasing trust. Overcoming Borderline Personality Disorder is an empowering and hopeful resource for those who wish to gain better understanding of the BPD experience--and to make use of these insights in day-to-day family interactions. Winner of the ABCT Self Help Book Seal of Merit Award 2011

Praying to Get Results

Praying to Get Results
Author: Kenneth E. Hagin
Publsiher: Faith Library Publications
Total Pages: 71
Release: 1980-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780892760138
ISBN 13: 0892760133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Praying to Get Results Book Review:

Kenneth E. Hagin shows the believer how to get prayers answered. Effective praying, he explains is the result of following ceretain Biblical principles he outlines in this book.

The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook

The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook
Author: Randi Kreger
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2002-08-09
ISBN 10: 1608824292
ISBN 13: 9781608824298
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook Book Review:

The symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) include severe mood shifts, unfounded accusations and wildly inappropriate displays of anger, a range of self-destructive behaviors, and frantic efforts to avoid abandonment. For the friends and families of people with BPD, The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook supports and reinforces the ideas in its partner book Stop Walking on Eggshells. The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook can be used by itself, or as an accompaniment to the first book. A practical guide to successfully navigating life with someone with BPD, it’s chock full of worksheets, checklists, and exercises to help them apply what they’ve learned to their own relationship. It includes a form to help to fill in when looking for a clinician, a list of phrases to use, and a glossary of BPD-related terms. The book is easy to read and right to the point.

Borderline Personality Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Alexander L. Chapman,Kim L. Gratz
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2013-10-01
ISBN 10: 1608827089
ISBN 13: 9781608827084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a serious personality disorder marked by extreme, fluctuating emotions, black-and-white thinking, problems with interpersonal relationships, and in extreme cases, self-harm. If you have recently been diagnosed with BPD, you likely have many questions. What treatment options are available? How do you tell your friends and loved ones? And what are the common side-effects of medication? A diagnosis of BPD can definitely change your life, but it can also be a catalyst for personal transformation and growth. In Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, two renowned experts on BPD present an easy-to-read introduction to BPD for those who have recently been diagnosed. Readers will learn the most common complications of the illness, the most effective treatments available, and practical strategies for staying on the path to recovery. This book is a part of New Harbinger Publication’s Guides for the Newly Diagnosed series. The series was created to help people who have recently been diagnosed with a mental health condition. Our goal is to offer user-friendly resources that provide answers to common questions readers may have after receiving a diagnosis, as well as evidence-based strategies to help them cope with and manage their condition, so that they can get back to living a more balanced life. Visit www.newharbinger.com for more books in this series.

The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder

The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Randi Kreger
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2009-06-03
ISBN 10: 1592857833
ISBN 13: 9781592857838
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Gentle counsel and realistic advice for families contending with one of today's most misunderstood forms of mental illness. "Randi Kreger has done it again! With her new book, she continues to make the dynamics of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) readily accessible to those of us who love, live with and treat people who suffer from this complex condition." Blaise Aguirre, MD, Medical Director, Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy Residential Program, McLean Hospital"Kreger's communication techniques, grounded in the latest research, provide family members with the essential ability to regain a genuine, meaningful relationship with their loved one with Borderline Personality Disorder." Debra Resnick, Psy.D., President, Psychological Services and Human Development Center"This book offers hope for those who think their situation has none." Rachel Reiland, author of Get Me Out of Here: My Recovery from Borderline Personality DisorderFor family members of people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), home life is routinely unpredictable and frequently unbearable. Extreme mood swings, impulsive behaviors, unfair blaming and criticism, and suicidal tendencies common conduct among those who suffer from the disorder leave family members feeling confused, hurt, and helpless.In Stop Walking on Eggshells, Randi Kreger's pioneering first book which sold more than 340,000 copies, she and co-author Paul T. Mason outlined the fundamental differences in the way that people with BPD relate to the world. Now, with The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder, Kreger takes readers to the next level by offering them five straightforward tools to organize their thinking, learn specific skills, and focus on what they need to do to get off the emotional rollercoaster:Take care of yourselfUncover what keeps you feeling stuckCommunicate to be heardSet limits with loveReinforce the right behaviorsTogether the steps provide a clear-cut system designed to help friends and family reduce stress, improve their relationship with their borderline loved one, improve their problem-solving skills and minimize conflict, and feel more self-assured about setting limits.Randi Kreger is the co-author of Stop Walking on Eggshells and the author of The Stop Walking on Eggshells Workbook. She operates bpdcentral.com, one of the top web-based resources for those living with BPD, and runs the Welcome to Oz online family support groups based at her web site. Cofounder of the Personality Disorder Awareness Network, Kreger is frequently invited to lecture on BPD and related issues, both for clinicians and laypeople.

Counseling Strategies and Interventions

Counseling Strategies and Interventions
Author: Sherry Cormier
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2013-08-06
ISBN 10: 9781292024691
ISBN 13: 1292024690
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Counseling Strategies and Interventions Book Review:

For upper-class undergraduates or beginning-level graduates in a variety of helping disciplines. A practical, readable text that introduces readers to basic counseling skills and emphasizes counselor development and counseling diversity. Counseling Strategies and Interventions, now in its eighth edition, is a comprehensive, skills-oriented, and pragmatic text that provides students with an accessible introduction to the real world of counseling. The far-reaching but concise text includes a variety of learning and application exercises to help students become empathetic and effective members of the counseling profession. The new edition includes current issues and recently published sources to reflect the most contemporary thinking about the helping professions, including new material on supervision, ethical issues, multicultural issues, and the stages of change.

The Big Book on Borderline Personality Disorder

The Big Book on Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Shehrina Rooney
Publsiher: Unhooked Books
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2019-01-08
ISBN 10: 9781936268610
ISBN 13: 1936268612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Big Book on Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Contrary to popular belief, borderline personality disorder is NOT a life sentence! If you live with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you already know how painful it can be. But take heart - recovery is possible! The Big Book on Borderline Personality Disorder offers advice from someone who's been there and speaks from inside BPD, with empathy, care and insight. Author Shehrina Rooney shrugs off the stigma, busts myths, and translates the diagnostic criteria into everyday language. She explains the brain science of emotion dysregulation and shares her favorite strategies and skills for weathering the storm. The Big Book on Borderline Personality Disorder includes special chapters for family and loved ones, men with BPD, and anyone newly diagnosed. The author gives readers strategies for coping with BPD in the workplace and as a parent. In short, this book covers everything you (or your parents or therapist) could possibly want to know about BPD. This book gives you the information and tools to reclaim your life. With warmth and humor, Shehrina Rooney shows you how you can find contentment, stability, and the freedom to enjoy each day as it comes.

Beyond Borderline

Beyond Borderline
Author: John G Gunderson,Perry D Hoffman
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2016-08-01
ISBN 10: 162625236X
ISBN 13: 9781626252363
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Beyond Borderline Book Review:

“These survivors hit their mark in helping to change the conversation about borderline personality disorder (BPD)." —Jim Payne, former president of the National Alliance on Mental Illness This provocative book uncovers the truth about a misunderstood and stigmatized disorder, and offers an opportunity for a deeper, more empathetic understanding of BPD from the real experts—the individuals living with it. BPD affects a significant percentage of the population. It is a disorder of relationships, one whose symptoms occur most in interpersonal contexts—and thus impact any number of interpersonal connections in life. When people have BPD, they may struggle to manage their emotions on a daily basis, and have to deal with fears of abandonment, anger issues, self-injury, and even suicidality—all of which can lead to even more instability in relationships. In Beyond Borderline, two internationally acclaimed experts on BPD—including Perry Hoffman, cofounder and president of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA-BPD)—team up to present a rare glimpse into the lives and recovery of people affected by BPD. This powerful compilation of stories reveals the deeply personal, firsthand perspectives of people who suffer with BPD, explores the numerous ways in which this disorder has affected their lives, and outlines the most debilitating and misunderstood symptoms of BPD (the most tragic being suicide). Beyond Borderline delves into the many ways the disorder can present—as well as the many paths to recovery—using evidence-based tools from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness meditation, mentalization-based therapy (MBT), and more. BPD is a challenging disorder that impacts people’s lives and relationships in countless ways. With this book—full of intimate accounts that reflect the myriad ways BPD presents and how it affects not just those afflicted, but also their loved ones—you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the disorder and learn how to move forward on the path toward healing while dealing with BPD.

When Your Daughter Has BPD

When Your Daughter Has BPD
Author: Daniel S. Lobel
Publsiher: New Harbinger Publications
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2017-12-01
ISBN 10: 1626259585
ISBN 13: 9781626259584
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Your Daughter Has BPD Book Review:

In this groundbreaking book, psychologist Daniel Lobel offers essential skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you understand your daughter’s disorder, define appropriate boundaries, put an end to daily emergencies, and rebuild the family’s structure from the ground up. If you have a daughter with borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may feel frustration, shame, and your family may be at the breaking point dealing with angry outbursts, threats, and constant emergencies. You may even feel guilty for not enjoying spending time with your child—but how can you when her behavior is abusive toward you and the rest of your family? You need solid skills you can use now to help your daughter and hold your family together. In this important guide, you’ll learn real solutions and strategies based in proven-effective DBT and CBT to help you weather the storm of BPD and restore a sense of normalcy and balance in your life. You’ll find an overview of BPD so you can better understand the driving forces behind your daughter’s difficult behavior. You’ll discover how you can help your daughter get the help she needs while also setting boundaries that foster respect and self-care for you and others in your family. And, most importantly, you’ll learn “emergency parenting techniques” to help you put a stop to abusive patterns and restore peace. If your daughter has BPD and your family is struggling to make it through each day, this book offers essential skills to help you cope and recover a sense of stability.

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Shari Y. Manning
Publsiher: Guilford Press
Total Pages: 253
Release: 2011-08-18
ISBN 10: 9781606234860
ISBN 13: 1606234862
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

People with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be intensely caring, warm, smart, and funny—but their behavior often drives away those closest to them. If you're struggling in a tumultuous relationship with someone with BPD, this is the book for you. Dr. Shari Manning helps you understand why your spouse, family member, or friend has such out-of-control emotions—and how to change the way you can respond. Learn to use simple yet powerful strategies that can defuse crises, establish better boundaries, and radically transform your relationship. Empathic, hopeful, and science based, this is the first book for family and friends grounded in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), the most effective treatment for BPD.

The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder

The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Constance M Dolecki
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2011-11-15
ISBN 10: 1440529949
ISBN 13: 9781440529948
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

Affecting more than five million people in the United States, borderline personality disorder, also called emotional regulation disorder, has become more common than Alzheimer's, and nearly that of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia combined. Marked by bouts of violence and anger coupled with desperate and fixated love, this disorder is just now being recognized as a true mental illness. The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder is the professional yet compassionate guide that readers need to explore and understand the tumultuous world of BPD, offering information on: Experiences, trauma, and heredity as causes of BPD Warning signs and red flags from an early age Monitoring and recognizing extreme symptoms Different treatment options and therapies Maintaining safety in a relationship that involves BPD Featuring the latest therapy information on mindfulness meditation and behavioral relaxation, The Everything Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder is the comprehensive resource for families, spouses, and friends dealing with this psychological epidemic.

The Borderline Personality Disorder

The Borderline Personality Disorder
Author: Alex Chapman and Kim Gratz
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2010-06
ISBN 10: 1458755118
ISBN 13: 9781458755117
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Borderline Personality Disorder Book Review:

The Borderline Personality Disorder Survival Guide is organized as a series of answers to questions common to BPD sufferers: What is BPD? How long does it last? What other problems co-occur with BPD? Overviews what we currently know about BPD make up the first section of the book. Later chapters cover several common treatment approaches to BPD: dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mentalization-based therapy (MBT), and medical treatment using psychoactive drugs. In the last sections of the book, readers learn a range of day-to-day coping skills that can help moderate the symptoms of BPD.

I Hate You Don t Leave Me Third Edition

I Hate You  Don t Leave Me  Third Edition
Author: Jerold J. Kreisman,Hal Straus
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021-09-07
ISBN 10: 0593418506
ISBN 13: 9780593418505
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

I Hate You Don t Leave Me Third Edition Book Review:

The revised and expanded third edition of the bestselling guide to understanding borderline personality disorder—with advice for communicating with and helping the borderline individuals in your life. After more than three decades as the essential guide to borderline personality disorder (BPD), the third edition of I Hate You—Don’t Leave Me now reflects the most up-to-date research that has opened doors to the neurobiological, genetic, and developmental roots of the disorder, as well as connections between BPD and substance abuse, sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress syndrome, ADHD, and eating disorders. Both pharmacological and psychotherapeutic advancements point to real hope for success in the treatment and understanding of BPD. This expanded and revised edition is an invaluable resource for those diagnosed with BPD and their family, friends, and colleagues, as well as professionals and students in the field, and the practical tools and advice are easy to understand and use in your day-to-day interactions with the borderline individuals in your life.