Attachment and Borderline Personality Disorder: Implications for Psychotherapy

@article{Levy2005AttachmentAB,
  title={Attachment and Borderline Personality Disorder: Implications for Psychotherapy},
  author={Kenneth N. Levy and Kevin B. Meehan and Michal Weber and Joseph S. Reynoso and John F. Clarkin},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={38},
  pages={64 - 74}
}
Background: Psychopathology researchers and theorists have begun to understand fundamental aspects of borderline personality disorder (BPD) such as unstable and intense interpersonal relationships, feelings of emptiness, bursts of rage, chronic fears of abandonment, intolerance for aloneness, and lack of a stable sense of self as stemming from impairments in the underlying attachment organization. In the present study, we will examine self-reported attachment in a study group of well… 

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