Crises and Turning-Points in the Psychotherapy of a Borderline Adolescent: Poetry as a Marker of Progress
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This article is a case-history of the stormy psychotherapy of a young man with borderline syndrome involving powerful self-hatred and self-destructive urges. His progress in therapy was marked by distinct changes in the poetry he wrote for his therapist.
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