An examination of some common denominators in the borderline syndrome

@article{MA2004AnEO,
  title={An examination of some common denominators in the borderline syndrome},
  author={Jeanette G. Levitt M.A.},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={22},
  pages={195-205}
}
Commonalities in borderline patients are examined in an empirical study of three such cases in long-term psychoanalytic treatment with the author. Each case shows the preoedipal feature of a need to repeat the early maternal environment sensed as both deadly and indispensable. These mutually exclusive polarities continued to be experienced as co-existent… CONTINUE READING