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Change in attachment patterns and reflective function in a randomized control trial of transference-focused psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder.
TLDR
It is suggested that 1 year of intensive TFP can increase patients' narrative coherence and RF, with TFP showing increases in both constructs during treatment.
Borderline Personality Organization
  • O. Kernberg
  • Psychology
    Journal of the American Psychoanalytic…
  • 1 July 1967
The Scientific Legacy of Sigmund Freud : Toward a Psychodynamically Informed Psychological Science
Although commentators periodically declare that Freud is dead, his repeated burials lie on shaky grounds. Critics typically attack an archaic version of psychodynamic theory that most clinicians
Evaluating three treatments for borderline personality disorder: a multiwave study.
TLDR
Patients with borderline personality disorder respond to structured treatments in an outpatient setting with change in multiple domains of outcome, including suicidal behavior, aggression, impulsivity, anxiety, depression, and social adjustment.
The Inventory of Personality Organization: psychometric properties, factorial composition, and criterion relations with affect, aggressive dyscontrol, psychosis proneness, and self-domains in a
TLDR
2 studies of the psychometric characteristics of the primary clinical scales of the Inventory of Personality Organization, which assess reality testing, primitive psychological defenses, and identity diffusion, in a nonclinical sample support a two-factor structure of the IPO consistent with O. F. Kernberg's model of borderline personality organization.
Severe Personality Disorders: Psychotherapeutic Strategies
Contents: Preface Acknowledgements Part One: Diagnostic Considerations Part Two: Treatment of Borderline Personalities Part Three: Narcissistic Personalities: Clinical Theory and Treatment Part Four:
Aggression in Personality Disorders and Perversions
In this important book, one of the world's foremost psychoanalysts explores the role of aggression in severe personality disorders and in normal and perverse sexuality, integrating new developments
Object-relations theory and clinical psychoanalysis
Object Relations Theory and Clinical Psychoanalysis is a collection of Kernberg's papers published or presented during the period from 1966 to 1975, with some new material included as well.
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