- Topic Areas:
- Evolution of Psychotherapy | Evolution of Psychotherapy 2005
- Otto Kernberg, MD
- Course Levels:
- Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
- Audio and Video
- Original Program Date :
- Dec 11, 2005
Present day knowledge and leading hypotheses regarding severe personality disorders will be reviewed, and their relationship to clinical characteristics of these patients clarified. A critical review of present classification will be followed by exploration of specific technical approaches to diagnostic interviewing and decision-making regarding specific therapeutic approaches to each patient.
- To describe how to assess severe personality disorders and prescribe specific treatment indicators.
- To describe the interaction of neurological and psychodynamic etiological functions in determining the psychopathology of severe personality disorders.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*