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In this compassionate guide, Jerold Kreisman - author of I Hate You, Don't Leave Me - offers a powerful set of tools to help you express yourself, set boundaries, and cultivate healthy communication with a loved one who is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) .If you have a loved one with BPD, you need real, proven-effective strategies to help you navigate the intense emotions and conflict that can arise in daily interactions and conversations. People with BPD often feel anger, pain, and hurt from a history of invalidation and disappointment, and their difficulty in regulating emotions can lead to moments of lashing out that can confuse and upset those around them.Written by a psychiatrist with more than 40 years of experience in treating BPD, Talking to a Loved One with Borderline Personality Disorder offers a breakthrough, compassionate approach to communicating with a loved one who has BPD.



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Jerold J. Kreisman

Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D., is a psychiatrist and leading expert on borderline personality disorder. His 1989 bestseller, I Hate You, Don't Leave Me, is considered a classic of both the popular and academic literature on BPD, and has been completely revised and updated in 2010. His book, Sometimes I Act Crazy, describes how families and friends can cope with the disorder. Dr. Kreisman produces a blog for Psychology Today. He is in private practice in St. Louis.



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