Developmental Pathogenesis and Treatment of Borderline and Narcissistic Personalities
This carfully crafted work on the development and treatment of borderline and narcissistic disorders reflects the sweeping changes that have taken place in psychoanalytic theory and practice. Written by Dr. Donald Rinsley, considered among the foremost of psychoanalytic teachers, clinicians, and writers, it is succinct yet comprehensive, integrating classical and object relations concepts with Mahler's developmental phase theory and the contributions of Klein, Kernberg, Kohut, and others. Excertps from actual therapy sessions demonstrate Rinsley's disciplend and compaassionate expertise as an analytic therapist.
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Infantile Grandiosity and Helplessness
The Acquisition of Internal Stability
The SeparationIndividuation Process
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