- Language: English
- 930 Pages
- Published: October 2007
- Region: Global, North America
Understanding your Borderline Personality Disorder. A Workbook. The Wiley Series in Psychoeducation
- Published: October 2008
- Region: Global
- 206 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
A psychotherapeutic workbook that clinicians can use with those newly diagnosed with borderline personality disorder to provide basic information about the disorder and to suggest ways for clients to manage the disorder.
About the author.
Series Editor Preface.
UNDERSTANDING YOUR ILLNESS.
What does personality mean?
What is a personality disorder?
What have people said about Borderline Personality Disorder?
What is it like to suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder?
Can you inherit Borderline Personality Disorder?
Is it something to do with the brain?
Does the environment in which you grew up cause you to develop Borderline Personality Disorder?
What famous people suffer from Borderline Personality Disorder?
What are the symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder?
What famous people have self harmed?
What are talking therapies?
What are creative arts therapies?
What are the roles of professionals who treat me?
What difficulties might I anticipate regarding a working relationship with my therapist?
How can medication help with symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder?
How can you work with your GP regarding your prescribed medication?
What is the most commonly prescribed medication?
Wheel of mood swings.
Wheel of psychosis.
Wheel of impulsive behaviours.
Wheel of emptiness and boredom.
Wheel of suicidal ideas.
Wheel of abandonment.
Wheel of relationships.
Wheel of self harming.
Wheel of anger.
Wheel of self identity.
Bibliography and Further Reading.
Chris Healy is a mental health staff nurse with more than a decade’s experience of working with mentally ill offenders. She is the author of Understanding Your Schizophrenia Illness: A Workbook (Wiley, 2007).