Research on BPD is 20 to 30 years behind that on other major psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Despite evidence to the contrary, much of the professional literature on BPD continues to focus on childhood trauma, abuse, and neglect as triggers for BPD—to the detriment of both patient and family.
This book provides a valuable update for mental health professionals and much-needed information and encouragement for BPD patients and their families. Chapters include:
Gunderson, JG. & Hoffman, PD. (2005)
Paperback: 192 pages
Publisher: American Psychiatric Publishing; 1st edition (February 2005)
Product Dimensions: 6.6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.6 ounces
John G. Gunderson, M.D., is Director of the Center for Treatment and Research on Borderline Personality Disorder at McClean Hospital in Belmont Massachusetts. He is also Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Perry D. Hoffman, Ph.D., is President of the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder and Research Associate at Weill Medical College at Cornell University in New York, New York.