Complex Borderline Personality Disorder (eBook)
There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment for borderline personality disorder (BPD)—especially for people with coexisting conditions. BPD rarely occurs alone. In this guide, internationally recognized BPD expert Daniel J. Fox offers a breakthrough understanding of what he calls complex borderline personality disorder (C-BPD), a form of BPD that is complicated by the presence of comorbid conditions. With this book, readers will find a tailored approach to managing their symptoms based on the presence of coexisting conditions such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and more.
There’s no one-size-fits-all treatment for BPD—especially if you have a coexisting condition. BPD rarely occurs alone. For the first time, this groundbreaking guide offers a tailored approach to managing the symptoms of complex BPD.If you’ve been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD), or suspect that you might have it, you should know that not everyone experiences the condition in the same way. BPD actually manifests on a spectrum, and while some people may encounter extreme symptoms and consequences on one end, others may be less affected on the other. In addition, if you’re struggling with other conditions—such as bipolar disorder, depression, psychotic symptoms, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)—you may have complex BPD (C-BPD), and may benefit from expanding your knowledge and building your skills, so you can seek out a symptom management plan that is tailored to your unique needs.In Complex Borderline Personality Disorder, psychologist and BPD expert Daniel J. Fox offers a new understanding and awareness of the complexity of BPD, and helps you lay the groundwork needed to manage your symptoms more effectively. You’ll find checklists of specific symptoms to help you identify coexisting conditions related to BPD. And with this guide, you’ll feel more empowered to move forward in your life with all the knowledge, skills, and abilities you’ve learned. A clinician’s guide is available as a downloadable resource for therapists wishing to use this book with their clients.