Interpersonal Reconstructive Therapy: An Integrative Personality-Based Treatment for Complex Cases By Lorna Smith Benjamin
Patients with personality disorders and other chronic, comorbid mental disorders face significant barriers to change. This book describes a therapeutic approach that integrates psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, client-centered, and other techniques to help patients foster change in personality.
Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder By Joel Paris, MD
Publisher's Comments: Organizing a vast body of scientific literature, this book presents the state of the art in understanding borderline personality disorder (BPD) and distills key treatment principles that therapists need to know. Rather than advocating a particular approach, Joel Paris examines a range of therapies and identifies the core ingredients of effective intervention. He offers specific guidance for meeting the needs of this challenging population, including ways to improve diagnosis, promote emotion regulation and impulse control, maintain appropriate therapeutic boundaries, and deal with suicidality and other crises.