Sometimes I Act Crazy
  • Author : Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D.
  • Release Date : 14 April 2006
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 13 : 9780471792147
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Book Description: A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people with borderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that make you fear for your sanity? Are you often depressed? Do you engage in self-destructive behaviors such as drug or alcohol abuse, anorexia, compulsive eating, self-cutting, and hair pulling? Do you feel empty inside, or as if you don't know who you are? Do you dread being alone and fear abandonment? Do you have trouble finishing projects, keeping a job, or forming lasting relationships? If you or someone you love answered yes to the majority of these questions, there's a good chance that you or that person suffers from borderline personality disorder, a commonly misunderstood and misdiagnosed psychological problem afflicting tens of millions of people. Princess Diana was one of the most well-known BPD sufferers. As a source of hope and practical advice for BPD sufferers and those who love them, this new book by Dr. Jerold J. Kreisman and Hal Straus, bestselling authors of I Hate You, Don't Leave Me, offers proven techniques that help you: * Manage mood swings * Develop lasting relationships * Improve your self-esteem * Keep negative thoughts at bay * Control destructive impulses * Understand your treatment options * Find professional help

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Author : Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D.,Hal Straus
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Psychology
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A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people with borderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that make you fear for your sanity? Are you often depressed? Do you engage in self-destructive behaviors such as drug or alcohol abuse, ...

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Author : Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D.,Hal Straus
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Psychology
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A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people withborderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that makeyou fear for your sanity? Are you often depressed? Do you engage inself-destructive behaviors such as drug or alcohol abuse, anorexia,compulsive eating, ...

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Sometimes I Act Crazy

Author : Jerold J. Kreisman, M.D.,Hal Straus
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Psychology
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Describes the major symptoms of borderline personality disorder through case studies of the author's patients, explanations of why it arises, and strategies for dealing with it, along with information on the latest treatment options and research....

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Genre : Self-Help
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I Hate You  Don t Leave Me  Third Edition

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Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Psychology
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Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Family & Relationships
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People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders are master manipulators; Caretakers fall for them every time. This book helps Caretakers break the cycle and puts them on a new path of personal freedom, discovery, and self-awareness, through the use of real stories and practical suggestions from a seasoned therapist....

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Publisher : Flatiron Books
Genre : Fiction
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My name is Amber Reynolds. There are three things you should know about me: 1. I’m in a coma. 2. My husband doesn’t love me anymore. 3. Sometimes I lie. Amber wakes up in a hospital. She can’t move. She can’t speak. She can’t open her eyes. She ...

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