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Management of borderline personality disorder: a review of psychotherapeutic approaches

Management of borderline personality disorder: a review of psychotherapeutic approaches

MICHAEL H. STONE1 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract There are currently three major psychotherapeutic approaches to the management of borderline personality disorder (BPD): the psychodynamic, the cognitive-behavioral, and the supportive. There are special varieties within each: e.g., transference-focused psychotherapy (psychodynamic) or dialectic behavioral therapy (cognitive-behavioral). Though differing in basic conceptions and in methodology, all approaches aim at the amelioration of both the symptom-aspects that dominate the…

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