Schizotypal Personality Disorder

  • Ruth L. Greenberg

Abstract

Perhaps I had never guessed, in the early years of our relationship, the depth of Elsie’s fear and the breadth of her dysfunction. She entered therapy in despair, hurtling from rage to depression, then mired in terrified self-doubt. At 37, she had taken a 15-year journey around the mental health system, not omitting a several-month stay in the custody of a state hospital. A newly equipped cognitive therapist, I thought I could shape her up and ship her out, a model of socialization and employability.

Keywords

Personality Disorder Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Cognitive Therapy Mental Health System Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruth L. Greenberg
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  1. 1.Center for Cognitive Therapy, Department of PsychiatryUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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