- 288 pages
- I Hate You, Don't Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality
- Jerold J. Kreisman
- 08 July 2019 Jerold J. Kreisman
Am I Losing My Mind People With Borderline Personality Disorder BPD Experience Such Violent And Frightening Mood Swings That They Often Fear For Their Sanity They Can Be Euphoric One Moment, Despairing And Depressed The Next There Are An Estimated 18 Million Sufferers Of BPD Living In America Today Each Displaying Remarkably Similar Symptoms A Shaky Sense Of Identity Sudden Outbursts Of Anger Oversensitivity To Real Or Imagined Rejection Brief, Turbulent Love Affairs Intense Feelings Of Emptiness Eating Disorders, Drug Abuse, And Other Self Destructive Tendencies An Irrational Fear Of Abandonment And An Inability To Be Alone For Years BPD Was Difficult To Describe, Diagnose, And Treat But With This Classic Guide, Dr Jerold J Kreisman And Health Writer Hal Straus Offer Much Needed Professional Advice, Helping Victims And Their Families Understand And Cope With This Troubling, Shockingly Widespread Affliction This Completely Revised And Updated Edition Includes Information On The Most Up To Date Research That Has Opened Doors To The Neurobiological, Genetic, And Developmental Roots Of The Disorder, As Well As The Connections Between BPD And Substance Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, ADHD, And Eating Disorders, Making It A Vital Reference For Understanding And Living With BPD.
Jerold Kreisman, M.D., is a psychiatrist and best selling author His books, I Hate You, Don t Leave Me, and Sometimes I Act Crazy have been translated into several languages around the world He is an Associate Clinical Professor at St Louis University and has been designated a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association He has lectured widely in both this country and abr