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The treatment of patients with borderline personality Organization
Journal Title: PSICOBIETTIVO 
Author/s: Otto Kernberg 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  30 Pg. 61-90 FullText PDF:  589 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSOB2014-002005
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In this paper the Author examines the difficulties of the treatment of patients with borderline personality organization (transference and countertransference characteristics, transference regression and transference psychosis), and he outlines a general psychotherapeutic strategy with them. In particular, the Author outlines how splitting and other related mechanisms (primitive idealization, projective identification, denial, omnipotence), all of which are chacteristic of borderline patients, appear from a clinical point of view, and he suggests overall psychotherapeutic approaches in dealing with them.
Keywords: Borderline Personality Organization; Transfert; Controtransfert; Psychotherapy

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Otto Kernberg, The treatment of patients with borderline personality Organization in "PSICOBIETTIVO" 2/2014, pp. 61-90, DOI:10.3280/PSOB2014-002005

   

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