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    DescriptionPeople with borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be intensely caring, warm, smart, and funny-but their behavior often drives away those closest to them. If you're struggling in a tumultuous relationship with someone with BPD, this is the book for you. Dr. Shari Manning helps you understand why your spouse, family member, or friend has such out-of-control emotions-and how to change the way you can respond. Learn to use simple yet powerful strategies that can defuse crises, establish better boundaries, and radically transform your relationship. Empathic, hopeful, and science based, this is the first book for family and friends grounded in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), the most effective treatment for BPD.


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    Title
    Loving Someone with Borderline Personality Disorder
    Subtitle
    How to Keep Out-of-Control Emotions from Destroying Your Relationship
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shari Y. Manning
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 253
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781593856076
    ISBN 10: 1593856075
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: VFJB, VFV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    BISAC V2.8: FAM000000
    B&T General Subject: 670
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24830
    BISAC V2.8: MED102000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PSY022000, PSY017000, SEL020000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.85852
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 158.2087/4
    LC classification: RC569.5.B67 M356 2011
    DC22: 158.2087
    Thema V1.0: VFJB, VFV, JMH, JHBK
    Publisher
    Guilford Publications
    Imprint name
    Guilford Publications
    Publication date
    19 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Shari Y. Manning, PhD, is a clinician in private practice and the former President/CEO of Behavioral Tech and Behavioral Tech Research, the organizations founded by Marsha M. Linehan to provide training in DBT. Dr. Manning has focused on the treatment of people with BPD since 1993. She lives in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
    Review quote
    "Dr. Manning's compassion, understanding, and nonjudgmental approach resonate on every page of this readable, helpful book. She eloquently describes the challenges of caring for someone with BPD and provides numerous step-by-step strategies for dealing with common problems. Highly recommended." - Michaela Swales, Bangor University, UK "The title says it all! Dr. Manning explains what she has learned about the true nature of borderline personality disorder (BPD) from the experts themselves - those who have the disorder. She shows family and friends how our instinctive responses to the crises associated with BPD are frequently ineffective or even harmful, and illuminates what we can do differently, providing practical, incisive, step-by-step guidance. The book helps readers understand their complicated relationship with a person with severe emotion dysregulation. It provides valuable tools for dealing with self-harm, suicidality, and hospitalization decisions. Of crucial importance, Dr. Manning clearly affirms that BPD - and the pain experienced by those who suffer - is real. We highly recommend this book." - Jim and Diane Hall, Family Educators for the National Alliance on Mental Illness and the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder, USA
    Table of contents
    Linehan, Foreword. Introduction. Part I: Understanding Your Loved One and Your Relationship. "Why Do I Feel So Lost in This Relationship?" What Makes Someone So Emotional? The Hidden Power of Validation. Five Steps to Balanced Responses and Better Outcomes. Part II: The Many Faces of Borderline Personality Disorder. "I Can't Stand Feeling Like This!" "It Was All My Fault." "You Have to Fix This for Me!" "Things Are Awful ... But Don't Worry; I'm Handling It." "Why Do Terrible Things Keep Happening to Me?" "Nothing's Wrong - I'm Fine." Part III: Dealing with Crisis and Getting Help. Handling Your Own Difficult Emotions. Understanding Self-Harm/Suicide and Making Decisions About Hospitalization. Getting Treatment and Support. Resources.