Borderline Personality Organization

  title={Borderline Personality Organization},
  author={Otto Kernberg},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  pages={641 - 685}
  • O. Kernberg
  • Published 1 July 1967
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association

Object Relations-Focused Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder

The current study examines the psychotherapeutic treatment of an early-20s Caucasian male diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorder. The patient was treated with 56 sessions of psychoanalytic

Defense style and dissociative phenomena in patients with borderline personality disorder

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Pierced Identities: Body Modification, Borderline Personality Features, Identity, and Self-Concept Disturbances

Results indicated BPD features were positively correlated with total number of body modifications and breadth of body modification practices endorsed, as well as, specifically, increased piercings, tattoos, and scarifications.

Can Attachment Style and Temperament Predict Personality Organization

Otto Kernberg (1967) developed a psychoanalytic theory of personality organization in which he posited that all individuals operate on one of three levels of personality organization: neurotic,

A systematic literature review of the etiology of borderline personality disorder from an ecological systems PERSPECTIVE

ABSTRACT Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is one of the most common, complex, costly, and severely impairing personality disorders, affecting an estimated 2% to 9% of the general population and

Stigmatizing Beliefs and Attitudes Held by Students Toward Borderline Personality Disorder: Recovery Knowledge as a Moderator

The purpose of this study was to determine whether recovery knowledge in psychology doctoral students reduced stigma toward individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Participants of

Self-other disturbance in borderline personality disorder: Neural, self-report, and performance-based evidence.

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Differences of Defense Mechanisms and Psychological Characteristics between the Patients with Cluster B and C Personality Disorders of DSM-IV: Implication for Theory of Borderline Personality Organization

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Defense mechanisms reported by patients with borderline personality disorder and axis II comparison subjects over 16 years of prospective follow-up: description and prediction of recovery.

The longitudinal defensive functioning of borderline patients is distinct and improves substantially over time and four time-varying defense mechanisms were found to predict time to recovery: humor, acting out, emotional hypochondriasis, and projection.

Social cognition in borderline personality disorder

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