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New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder

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New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder

Your Friendly, Authoritative Guide to the Latest in Traditional and Complementary Solutions

By Neil R. Bockian; Nora Elizabeth Villagran

Harmony, Paperback, 9780761525721, 352pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2002

Discover Exciting New Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder
Now you can overcome the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) and develop a more positive outlook on life, starting today. Inside is a compassionate and complete look at the most up-to-date information on managing the symptoms of BPD as well as coping strategies for you, your friends, and your loved ones. This thoughtful book will teach you how to manage your moods, develop lasting and meaningful relationships, and create a fulfilling, happier state of mind. Your new world of hope starts now as you uncover:
-Effective methods for building self-esteem and minimizing negative thoughts
-Early intervention for children with BPD symptoms
-Information on how psychotherapy can help modify and enhance coping abilities
-Cutting-edge alternative and complementary therapies
-And much more.

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.

Praise For New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder

"New Hope for People with Borderline Personality Disorder addresses questions that are commonly raised about this often crippling disorder and thereby provides a valuable public health service."
John G. Gunderson M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"With up-to-date information about the nature of borderline pathology and its treatment, this book is written in a humane and sympathetic style. Those with BPD, as well as members of their families, will benefit greatly from reading it."
Joel Paris, Ph.D., professor and chair of psychiatry, McGill University