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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