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Understanding the borderline mother : helping her children transcend the intense, unpredictable, and volatile relationship

Author: Christine Ann Lawson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Rowman & Littlefield edView all editions and formats
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Addressing the adult children of borderlines and the therapists who work with them, this book shows how to care for the waif without rescuing her, to attend to the hermit without feeding her fear, to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ann Lawson
ISBN: 0765703319 9780765703316
OCLC Number: 229292588
Notes: Originally published: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, 2000.
"A Jason Aronson book."
Description: xvii, 330 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Make-Believe Mothers Chapter 2 The Darkness Within Chapter 3 The Waif Mother Chapter 4 The Hermit Mother Chapter 5 The Queen Mother Chapter 6 The Witch Mother Chapter 7 Make-Believe Children Chapter 8 Fairy-Tale Fathers Chapter 9 Loving the Waif Without Rescuing Her Chapter 10 Loving the Hermit Without Feeding Her Fear Chapter 11 Loving the Queen Without Becoming Her Subject Chapter 12 Living with the Witch Without Becoming Her Victim Chapter 13 Living Backwards
Responsibility: Christine Ann Lawson.

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This wonderfully readable book is totally devoid of jargon and pedantry. The writing is concise and simple, although the subject is complex and weighty. With picturesque nosology, Dr. Lawson writes Read more...

 
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