The Angry Heart: Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders: An Interactive
Self-Help Guide by Ph.D. Joseph Santoro, Ph.D. Ronald Cohen (Contributor),
Joseph Santoro (October 1997) (20% off)
This unique self-help guide combines professional expertise with the words and experiences of Samuel, a young man who is struggling to stay on the path of his own healing journey. Offering poignant and often painful insights into how borderline and addictive behaviors come about, each chapter includes challenging recovery exercises designed to provide the skills and emotional support needed to change.
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Borderline Personality Disorder
by John G. Gunderson (my favorite; read my review)
in the Mirror : An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder
by Richard A. Moskovitz (August 1996) (20% off)
Persons with borderline personality disorder (BPD) have often been abused physically, psychologically, or sexually; most are women. Moskovitz describes variations of the condition and how it affects patient, family, and friends. The sufferer may experience guilt, self-hate, suicide, self-mutilation, and other symptoms and signs, and Moskovitz provides several patient histories to bring BPD to life.
Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (Diagnosis
and Treatment of Mental Disorders)
by Marsha M. Linehan (January 1993)
Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
This book is the source of the Dialectical Therapy
which is proven to improve the quality of borderline's life.
This book is widely used by DBT trained therapists and
clients with the disorder.
Hate You, Don't Leave Me : Understanding the Borderline Personality
by Jerold J., M.D. Kreisman, Hal Straus (February 1991) (20% off)
Borderline Personality Disorder sufferers experience violent, frightening mood swings. For the estimated 10 million people diagnosed with BPD living in America, this helpful guide provides a wealth of professional advice, designed to aid BPD victims and their families in coping with this troubling, widespread affliction.
Stop Walking on Eggshells : Taking Your Life Back When Someone
You Care About Has Borderline Personality Disorder
by Paul T. Mason, Randi Kreger (July 1998) (20% off) This complete book, inspired by their original self-published booklet, expands on the topics of coping and living with Borderline Personality Disorder. It includes common questions and answers about Borderline Personality Disorder, ten steps the authors suggest will help a person learn to live and accept someone who suffers from this disorder, and other essential information about how to choose a therapist, book resources, etc.
Imbroglio : Rising to the Challenges of Borderline Personality Disorder
by Janice M. Cauwels (30% off)
A comprehensive introduction to this complicated psychiatric illness presents the disorder from psychoanalytical, biological, historical, social, and feminist perspectives, while identifying the cause of, and possible medical responses to, imbroglio.
Behind the Borderline Personality Disorder
by Melissa Ford Thornton, Eric W. Peterson, William D. Barley (20% off)
Written especially for those suffering from borderline personality disorder, "Eclipses: Behind the Borderline Personality Disorder" offers a unique perspective on BPD--from the viewpoint of the patient. Author Melissa Ford Thornton offers hope and compassion, weaving her own personal experiences with real-life stories of fellow sufferers throughout the book. Included are personal experiences with Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Personality Disorder: The latest Assessments and Treatment Straegies
This condensed review of the diagnosis and treatment of BPD offers an understanding of what causes someone to lash out in anger and want to harm or kill themselves. Written in a jargon-free, easy-to-reference format this guidebook reviews 6 predictors of suicide, common maladaptive thought patterns and the main goals for psychotherapy treatment. The biological basis for the disorder is reviewed along with medications used for treatment.
the Looking Glass: Women and Borderline Personality Disorder
This book by Dana Becker offers a comprehensive exploration of the relationship between gender,the experience of psychological distress that we currently call borderline personality disorder, and the borderline diagnosis as a classification of psychiatric disorder. It offers a new emphasis on elements of female socialization as critical to the understanding of the development of symptoms currently labeled borderline, and should appeal to psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other mental health professionals as well as graduate students in these disciplines.