Treating personality disorders can be extremely frustrating for
clinicians. As a result, many doctors get caught in a cycle of
diagnosing and rediagnosing in an attempt to find an approach that
works. In Personality Disorders Over Time: Precursors, Course, and
Outcome, Joel Paris, M.D., proposes a better approach-one based on
management rather than cure-that he developed while following a
group of patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD)... more...