The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques to Stop Walking on Eggshells

Randi Kreger, Author Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services $14.95 (275p) ISBN 978-1-59285-363-2
Kreger, Randi. The Essential Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder: New Tools and Techniques To Stop Walking on Eggshells. Hazelden. 2008. c.250p. index. ISBN 978-1-59285-363-2. pap. $14.95. PSYCH~Verdict: An accessible and clearly composed guide for families and partners coping with a loved one's borderline personality disorder. Background: The characteristics of borderline personality disorder often rupture relationships. This well-researched, highly informative, and very readable guide discusses every aspect of the disorder, including symptoms, diagnosis, common treatment plans, finding the right therapist, and ensuring insurance coverage for treatment. Part 2, ""Power Tools,"" provides helpful coping, relaxation, and communication strategies specifically for partners. The list and description of online support groups is a key feature of this helpful guide.-Susan E. Thomas, Indiana Univ. Lib., South Bend.
Reviewed on: 10/13/2008
Release date: 10/01/2008
Genre: Nonfiction
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