This volume gives psychodynamic psychotherapists a view of how their colleagues actually treat severely disturbed borderline patients and how treatments proceed over the course of several years.
Preface. Introduction to the case study approach. Intensive psychodynamic therapy with borderline patients: an overview. Martha: case report. Martha: case discussion. Ann: case report. Ann: case discussion. Stewart: case report. Stewart: case discussion. Jennifer: case report. Jennifer: case discussion. Susan: case report. Susan: case discussion. Diagnostic and prognostic considerations. Patterns of change. Patterns of intervention. The quality of outcome. Overview and implications. References. Index.