The second edition of this classic handbook includes the latest developments in the diagsis and treatment of personality disorders that have emerged since the publication of the DSM-IV-TR. Sperry highlights the many significant advances in the field, providing the reader with a complete summary of new intervention strategies, treatment approaches, and research findings. In addition, this text includes greater coverage of Borderline Personality Disorder and presents an introduction to the diagstic schema likely to be adopted by the DSM-V. The Handbook is at once comprehensive and concise, offering integrative assessment and treatment strategies as well as theoretical overview for the full range of personality disorders. Its reader-friendly style and organization and make it an authoritative and accessible resource for clinicians and students of all mental health disciplines.
Len Sperry, M.D., Ph.D., is professor of Health Services Administration and Psychology at Barry University in Florida. He is the author of over 20 books on the topics of psychopathology, executive coaching, and spirituality in clinical practice.