Lost in the Mirror: An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder

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Second Edition of "Lost in the Mirror:  An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder" by Richard Moskovitz M.D. is out!

Dr. Moskovitz says "Lost in the Mirror explores the origins of ..."BPD"... and offers its sufferers a framework for beginning to heal. While the first edition focused on the dynamics of the psychotherapeutic relationship that underlies all good treatment, this edition elaborates on the kinds of psychotherapy that are practiced today. It describes mainstream approaches, such as psychoanalytic psychotherapy, cognitive therapy, and behavior therapy, as well as innovative treatments, such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)...

Since ..."this book"... was first written, there have been significant changes in the biological approaches to relieving emotional pain. New generations of drugs have been developed, many of which work better, faster, and with fewer side effects than their predecessors. Psychiatrists have become more adept at combining medications and blending their effects in order to bring more complete relief of symptoms. A revised Chapter 15 includes up-to-date information about the drug treatment of BPD-related symptoms.

For those of you who are new to ..."this book...", I welcome you to learn about what it feels like to live with this painful condition. For those who have returned to learn more, I invite you to explore the most recent innovations in pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatments and to explore the abundant resources now available for continuing your education about ...."

"This book by Richard Moskovitz, M.D. is the most compassionate and sensitive book I have read for persons with this disorder. This book will also assist families."

Patty Fleener M.S.W.
Mental Health Today
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"Lost in the Mirror is a very important book on the subject of ..." (BPD). I recommend this book to people with BPD and to their friends and relatives. Every mental health professional who treats people with BPD should read this book.

Ivan K. Goldberg, M.D.
Director, New York Psychopharmacologic Institute

The second edition provides readers with

  • the latest innovations in psychotherapy

  • new and effective drug treatments

  • an expanded overview of conventional therapy

  • an updated resource list for those who want to learn more...

Dr. Richard A. Moskovitz earned both his undergraduate degree and his M.D. at Harvard University. After psychiatric residency at Chapel Hill and eight years on the University of Florida College of Medicine faculty, he has spent over a decade in private practice. Lost in the Mirror  grew out of his passion for teaching and years of clinical experience with patients with BPD."

Some of the above from the back cover of Lost in the Mirror:  An Inside Look at Borderline Personality Disorder, Second Edition

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