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Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela
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Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Otto F. Kernberg

Abstract

This book presents thoughts on the latest psychodynamic developments and insights related to treatment of severe personality disorders. Dividing discussions into two sections—one on psychopathology and the other on psychotherapy—the book examines borderline personality disorder, narcissism, sexual inhibition, transference and countertransference, suicidal behavior, and eating disorders. Each chapter integrates the ideas of European and Latin American psychoanalytic thinkers, bringing them to the attention of English-speaking readers. The book includes a selection of recently published journal ... More

Keywords: psychodynamic developments, severe personality disorders, psychopathology, psychotherapy, borderline personality disorder, narcissism, sexual inhibition, countertransference, suicidal behavior, eating disorders

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780300101805
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300101805.001.0001

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Otto F. Kernberg, author

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