Interpersonal psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder: Possible mechanisms of change Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Psychotherapy

abstract

  • This article describes the rationale for applying interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) to the treatment of patients who have borderline personality disorder and explains the adaptation of standard IPT to that end. The authors describe the preliminary stages of adapting IPT for a pilot study to test its feasibility and potential efficacy and speculate on potentially therapeutic mechanisms for IPT in treating patients who have borderline personality disorder.

publication date

  • April 2006

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/jclp.20242

PubMed ID

  • 16470711

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 431

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 62

number

  • 4