Author | Ron Aviram, PhD

Articles

Beyond 'Handholding': Supportive Therapy for Patients With BPD and Self-Injurious Behavior

July 01, 2004

Article

Can supportive therapy be modified to successfully treat patients with borderline personality disorder? By using a previously developed model, NIMH-funded researchers have found supportive therapy helpful in engaging patients in treatment, developing a therapeutic alliance and achieving treatment goals. Their outcome data may provide a new treatment approach for this difficult-to-treat population.

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