Understanding Your Emotions, Managing Your Moods, and Forming Healthy Relationships
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Dborah Ducasse, MD, is a doctor and psychiatrist-psychotherapist. Vronique Brand-Arpon, MA, is a doctor of health biology and a nurse-psychotherapist. Together, Ducasse and Brand-Arpon created a dedicated center specializing in borderline personality disorder at the University Hospital of Montpellier. Translator and book editor Alison Duncan earned her master of science in translation from New York University and her bachelor of arts in French and Francophone studies from Vassar College. She is the translator of Marvelous Microfossils: Creators, Timekeepers, Architects.
Prologue How to Use This Book Chapter 1. Which Direction Do You Want to Go? What Do You Really Want to Do with Your Life? Chapter 2. What Is Borderline Personality Disorder? Chapter 3. How Does Borderline Personality Disorder Develop? Chapter 4. The Three States of Mind Chapter 5. The Three "What" Skills for Practicing Mindfulness Chapter 6. The Three "How" Skills for Living Mindfully Chapter 7. Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Emotions Chapter 8. The Feeling of Emptiness Chapter 9. Effectively Regulating Emotions Chapter 10. Knowing How to Analyze Emotions Chapter 11. Becoming Less Hypersensitive to Emotions Chapter 12. Distress: What Is It? How Do We Cope with It? Chapter 13. Distress Tolerance Skills: Are They Really Beneficial? Chapter 14. What Is Dissociation? Chapter 15. Borderline Personality Disorder and Interpersonal Relationships Chapter 16. My Secure Relational Landscape Chapter 17. My Insecure Relational Landscape Chapter 18. Shame and Interpersonal Effectiveness Chapter 19. Interpersonal Effectiveness Skills Chapter 20. Acting Effectively in Difficult Interpersonal Situations Chapter 21. Creating a Positive Interpersonal Environment around You Chapter 22. Developing High-Quality Relationships Your Journey Continues Acknowledgments Notes