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The Diagnosis of Narcissistic Pathology in Adolescents

Otto F. Kernberg

in Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses the diagnosis of narcissistic pathology in adolescents. It covers the diagnosis of identity diffusion and reality testing; the antisocial personality disorder in adolescence; ... More


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy for Patients with Borderline Personality Organization: An Overview

Otto F. Kernberg

in Aggressivity, Narcissism, and Self-Destructiveness in the Psychotherapeutic Rela: New Developments in the Psychopathology and Psychotherapy of Severe Personality Disorders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101805
eISBN:
9780300128383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101805.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter discusses psychodynamic psychotherapy—a psychoanalytic psychotherapy that explores the syndrome of identity diffusion and its expression in primitive tranferences as they reflect early ... More


Trapped in the House of Eld

Jefferson A. Singer

in The Proper Pirate: Robert Louis Stevenson's Quest for Identity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199328543
eISBN:
9780190637972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328543.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 2 covers Stevenson’s adolescent and early adult years. It tracks his emergence as a writer, even as he tries to please his parents by pursuing an engineering degree at the University of ... More


Psychotherapy

Lena Palaniyappan and Rajeev Krishnadas

in Best of Five MCQs for MRCPsych Paper 3

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199553617
eISBN:
9780191917813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199553617.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Questions Lisa is a 35-year-old lady, diagnosed with depression. She has been referred by her psychiatrist for psychodynamic psychotherapy. According to her therapist, Lisa has the ability to ... More


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