Borderline Personality Clients in University Populations

Colin A. Wastell*

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Border personality disorder symptomatology is described as it may appear within a university population. The etiology of the disorder is examined from a Kohutian self-psychology perspective. Case-management procedures are outlined with a view to preventing inappropriate contracting with severely disturbed borderline clients. Recommendations are made regarding diagnosis procedures and the use of referrals. The impact of borderline clients on university staff is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-220
Number of pages9
JournalBritish Journal of Guidance & Counselling
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 1993

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