EMDR in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder

  title={EMDR in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder},
  author={Susan Brown and F. Shapiro},
  journal={Clinical Case Studies},
  pages={403 - 420}
  • Susan Brown, F. Shapiro
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Case Studies
  • Individuals diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) usually experience significant impairment in their ability to function. Impulsivity, affect instability, interpersonal difficulties, and identity problems are hallmark features of this disorder, frequently leading to suicidal and parasuicidal behaviors. Although BPD has traditionally been considered chronic and enduring, recent research has indicated that it can remit over time and that psychotherapy can accelerate this process… CONTINUE READING
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