Self Psychology and the etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder

C. A. Wastell*

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    Abstract

    Self Psychology is put forward as a comprehensive theoretical approach to conceptualizing the etiology of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPO). The tenets of Self Psychology are examined and applied to Borderline Personality Disorder. The unique contribution of Self Psychology as applied to Borderline Personality Disorder is highlighted and implications for treatment are briefly examined.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)225-233
    Number of pages9
    JournalPsychotherapy
    Volume29
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1992

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