Family interaction and the development of borderline personality disorder: a transactional model.

  title={Family interaction and the development of borderline personality disorder: a transactional model.},
  author={Alan E. Fruzzetti and Chad E. Shenk and Perry D Hoffman},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={17 4},
Although no prospective epidemiological studies have evaluated the relationship between family interactions and the development of borderline personality disorder (BPD), there is considerable evidence for the central role of family interactions in the development of BPD. This paper describes the role of family interactions or processes, especially those that might be regarded as invalidating or conflictual, negative or critical, and the absence of more validating, positive, supportive, empathic… CONTINUE READING

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