From Evidence to Understanding
'... a helpful guide to understand and approach clients with personality disorders.' Matthew Koster, Doody's Reviews
Peter Tyrer is Emeritus Professor of Community Psychiatry, Imperial College, London and Consultant in Transformation Psychiatry, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, UK. He is a Fellow and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Royal College in 2015. Roger Mulder is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand. He is a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. He has been awarded the College Senior Research Award and the Gold Medal for Research Excellence by the University of Otago. He is Co-editor in Chief of Personality and Mental Health and Co-chair of the World Psychiatric Association Section on Personality Disorders.
Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. History of Personality and Its Disorders; 2. Assessment of Personality: From Normal to Disorder; 3. Personality Difficulty; 4. Borderline Personality Disorder: A Condition That Appeared Without Trace; 5. Cultural Perspectives: Epidemiology of Personality Disorders; 6. Personality and Health; 7. Personality Disorders and Comorbidity with Other Mental Illness; 8. Treatment and Outcome of Personality Disorder; 9. Moderating the Stigma of Personality Disorder; 10: What Needs To Be Done Now; Appendices.