The Angry Heart: Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders

The Angry Heart: Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders

by Joseph Santoro


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The emotional turmoil and impulsive behavior that characterize borderline personality disorder are so often accompanied by alcoholism or drug abuse that some estimates suggest that as many as half of the millions of people with substance abuse problems may have a masked borderline personality disorder. If you have problems with addictive behavior, this self-help guide offers a range of exercises and step-by-step techniques to help you come to terms with the destructive aspects of your lifestyle. Learn how to break out of the dysfunctional cycle of self-defeating thoughts and behavior that addictive behaviors can cause. Angry Heart has practical, clinically sound strategies are supported by the poignant personal experiences of other individuals who have struggled with these problems.

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ISBN-13: 9781572240803
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 10/01/1997
Series: Unassigned Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 536,792
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Joseph Santoro, PhD, is a licensed psychologist. He is cofounder and chief clinical and operating officer of Supervised Lifestyles Health System, a practice that operates residential and outpatient programs for sufferers of borderline personality disorder and other psychiatric disorders in Brewster, NY. Santoro is a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

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