A profile of specific psychotherapeutic actions for borderline psychopathology. Psychotherapeutic psychoanalysis

M Singer
Psychiatric Clinics of North America 1994, 17 (4): 827-37
This article has attempted to catalog additions to the psychotherapeutic armamentarium in the treatment of borderline personality disorder based on their conceptual linkage with new paradigms derived from contemporary developments in psychoanalysis. These new therapeutic actions have broadened and increased our therapeutic skills and are now also viewed as essential for bringing about change in patients with severe developmental arrests. The term psychotherapeutic psychoanalysis is suggested to encompass this unique cluster of intrinsic and extrinsic treatment factors within the framework of psychoanalysis.

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