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Author Benjamin, Lorna Smith.

Title Interpersonal diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders / Lorna Smith Benjamin ; foreword by Allen Frances.

Publication Info. New York : Guilford Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.858 B468I    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xvi, 431 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
Diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-419) and index.
Contents Introduction and overview -- History and assumptions of the approach -- The harmonics of therapy -- The interviewing and treatment methods -- Borderline personality disorder -- Narcissistic personality disorder -- Histrionic personality disorder -- Antisocial personality disorder -- Dependent personality disorder -- Obsessive compulsive personality disorder -- Negativistic personality disorder (passive aggressive personality disorder) -- Avoidant personality disorder -- Paranoid personality disorder -- Schizoid and schizotypal personality disorders -- Category overlap, residual categories, and other issues -- Appendix: Summary of diagnostic and differential indicators.
Summary The interpersonal dimensions of each DSM-IV personality disorder are discussed in depth and and innovative procedures for assessment and diagnosis described.
Subject Personality disorders.
Interpersonal relations.
Personality Disorders -- diagnosis.
Personality Disorders -- therapy.
ISBN 1572308605
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