Borderline personality disorder : new perspectives on a stigmatizing and overused diagnosis / Jacqueline Simon Gunn and Brent Potter
- Practical and applied psychology
- Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction: The Borderline Personality Personified -- The Scarlet Label -- Mary -- Andria -- 2.A Historical Anatomy of a Social Construction: "Wandering Womb," Hysteria, Psychiatric Disease -- Antiquity: Maladies of the Feminine and the Feminine as Malady -- Middle Ages: From Uterus as Endoparasite to Demonic Possession -- Modernity: From Bedevilment to Brain Disease: Orgasm Therapy and the Rise of the Respected Physician -- Deliteralizing the Feminine: Dynamic, Developmental, and Social Contextualisms -- Contextualism Abandoned and BPD's Formal Entry into the Psychiatric "Bible" -- 3.The "Borderline" as a Human Person: Contemporary Perspectives -- "Borderline" Is to Psychiatry as Psychiatry Is to Medicine -- Contexts of Agony -- An Experientialist Description of Being with "Borderline Personality Disorder" -- 4.Chewed Up---Spat Out: Jane's Story -- 5.Emotional Jungle Gym: Melanie's Story -- 6.The Permeable Frame: Ethan's Story -- 7.Watering Flowers: The Stories of Caroline, Violet, and Charley -- 8.Conclusion: Reflections, New Directions.
- 9781440832291 (cloth : alk. paper)
1440832293 (cloth : alk. paper)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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