The Disordered Couple

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Routledge, Jun 17, 2013 - Psychology - 342 pages
Experienced researchers and clinicians from a wide variety of theoretical background have come together to give a comprehensive analysis of couples diagnosed with major psychopathology, personality disorders, and social challenges. Bipolar disorder, panic disorder, psychosis, sexual disfunction, physical illness, narcissisistic/borderline diagnoses --these are among the common problems addressed in this text as the contributors tackle the complex task of assessment, offering definitions, interpretations, interventions and instructive case material along the way.
 

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Contents

Assessment Diagnosis and Tailored Treatment
1
Its Impact
29
The Psychotic Couple
57
Vaginismus
83
The Spiritually or Religiously Disordered Couple
121
Chapters The Eating Disordered Couple
139
Physical Illness and Married Couples
163
The HistrionicObsessive Couple
187
The Narcissistic Couple
207
Treating Narcissistic and Borderline Couples
239
A Psychodynamic
259
Borderline Personality Disorder and Relationship
285
The PassiveAggressive Couple
299
The DependentNarcissistic Couple
315
Name Index
333
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