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

Author: Christine Ann Lawson
Publisher: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first love in our lives is our mother. Recognizing her face, her voice, the meaning of her moods, and her facial expressions is crucial to survival. Dr. Christine Ann Lawson vividly describes how mothers who suffer from borderline personality disorder produce children who may flounder in life even as adults, futilely struggling to reach the safety of a parental harbor, unable to recognize that their borderline  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lawson, Christine Ann.
Understanding the borderline mother.
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, 2000
(DLC) 00038966
(OCoLC)43913255
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ann Lawson
OCLC Number: 606563578
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 330 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Make-Believe Mothers --
2. The Darkness Within --
3. The Waif Mother --
4. The Hermit Mother --
5. The Queen Mother --
6. The Witch Mother --
7. Make-Believe Children --
8. Fairy-Tale Fathers --
9. Loving the Waif Without Rescuing Her --
10. Loving the Hermit Without Feeding Her Fear --
11. Loving the Queen Without Becoming Her Subject --
12. Living with the Witch Without Becoming Her Victim --
13. Living Backwards.
Responsibility: Christine Ann Lawson.

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An examination of the world of borderline mothers and children. Dr Lawson describes four basic profiles of the borderline mother: the Waif Mother, the Hermit Mother, the Queen Mother and the Witch.  Read more...

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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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