The development of borderline personality disorder--a mentalizing model.

@article{Fonagy2008TheDO,
  title={The development of borderline personality disorder--a mentalizing model.},
  author={Peter Fonagy and Anthony W. Bateman},
  journal={Journal of personality disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={4-21}
}
This paper describes a mentalization-based model of the development of borderline personality disorder (BPD). The model takes into account constitutional vulnerability and is rooted in attachment theory and its elaboration by contemporary developmental psychologists. The model suggests that disruption of the attachment relationship early in development in… CONTINUE READING