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Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Adolescents With Borderline Personality Disorder

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Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Adolescents With Borderline Personality Disorder

M.D. Choi-Kain, Lois W., "Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Adolescents With Borderline Personality Disorder"
English | ISBN: 1615373934 | 2021 | 313 pages | EPUB | 13 MB

Somewhere between 11% and 22% of adolescents seeking mental health care in outpatient clinics—and between 33% and 49% of those in inpatient units—meet the diagnostic criteria for borderline personality disorder (BPD). Despite its high prevalence, however, and the high social and economic costs that it entails, BPD remains underdiagnosed, and sufficient training regarding its fundamentals and clinical management is largely unavailable for mental health professionals treating adolescents.
It is precisely these essential guidelines that clinicians will find in the Handbook of Good Psychiatric Management for Adolescents With Borderline Personality Disorder. Adapted from Dr. John Gunderson's good psychiatric management (GPM), a resource-efficient generalist treatment for adults with BPD, this manual uses GPM for adolescents (GPM-A) to demystify BPD in young people, describing common problems that arise during each phase or aspect of treatment, from patient rejection of diagnosis and conflicts among clinicians providing care to nonadherence to medications and concerns about stigma.
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