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    • ISBN:9781472137326
    • Publication date:07 Dec 2017

An Introduction to Coping with Extreme Emotions

A Guide to Borderline or Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder

By Lee Brosan and Amanda Spong

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Learn how to cope with extreme or unstable emotions.

Many people suffer from extreme emotions with around 2% of people being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. It is a very troubling condition which causes abnormal and unstable behaviour including overwhelming feelings of distress and anger, which may lead to self-harming, damage or destruction of relationships and, at times, loss of contact with reality.

Through clinically proven dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) techniques, this book will help you to control your extreme emotions. You will learn:

· The symptoms of personality disorder
· Different ways of coping with overwhelming emotions
· How to increase your emotional resilience from day to day

Biographical Notes

Lee Brosan (Author)
Dr Lee Brosan is a consultant psychologist with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. Over a long career she has been Head of the Psychological Treatment Service, Trust Lead for the Development of Psychological Therapies, Clinical Associate at the MRC Cognitive and Brain Science Unit in Cambridge, a founder member of the Cambridge Clinical Research Centre for Affective Disorders, and Associate Lecturer in the Experimental Psychology Department at Cambridge.

Amanda Spong (Author)
Amanda Spong is a clinical psychologist in the personality disorders community team, which offers adult and specialist mental health services for people with borderline personality disorder. She is the personality disorder pathway lead for the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, and offers training and advice for other teams about how to understand and support people with personality disorder.

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