DISTANCING AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER REVISED AND EXPANDED PDF

Distancing: avoidant personality disorder / Martin Kantor. — Rev. and expanded p. cm. ISBN 0–––X (alk. paper). 1. Avoidant personality disorder. 2. Distancing has 32 ratings and 2 reviews. Carolina said: Even though I absolutely related to most of the examples, I expected to find some comfort reading. 1 quote from Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition: ‘Therefore, while social phobics and patients with AvPD both avoid out of fear, the.

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Science is all but absent from this book.

Almost like he was trying to fill the pages with something to say Thanks for telling us about the problem. In fact, nearly a third of his references dlstancing from Freud; other references include fictional works such as “Madame Bovary.

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Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition

What’s with all the gay stuff? He has a strict opinion that almost sounds like he is making fun of the the avoidant Share your thoughts with other customers.

Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships.

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This book is nothing short of brilliant. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I would’ve liked to hear about people he has helped and that have made progress. It is OK, but it is very plodding and slow reading. Write a customer review. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain relationships due to fear of closeness; those whose restlessness causes them to leave steady relationships, often without warning; and those who grow dependent on–and merge with–a single lover or family member and avoid relating to anyone else.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Get to Know Us. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Millon’s “Disorders of Personality” also has a very informative chapter on Avoidant Personality Disorder. Read more Read less. Susan rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Fear of intimacy and commitment keeps avoidants from forming close, meaningful relationships.

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Kantor relies on pop-psychology ideals and strays lightyears away from the actual, accepted DSM-IV-R criteria for the disorder. Penny rated it liked it Sep 02, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Fear of i Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships.

Instead, he heavily emphasizes Freudian writings esp. Boris Tsipenyuk rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Avoidant Personality Disorder, Revised and Expanded. Better to read Nahman Williams’ booklet.

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Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition by Martin Kantor

I stopped shortly before the end, a little humiliated I was causing others so much pain. For that reason alone it’s worth the hefty price knowing what classification your symptoms fall under.

As far as where to go and what to do The book is great for differentiating the subtle differences among the many similar personality disorders. To ask other readers questions about Distancingplease sign up. Trauma and the Avoidant Client: Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain relationships due to fear of closeness; those whose restlessness causes them to leave steady relationships, often without warning; and those who grow dependent on—and merge with—a single lover or family member and avoid relating to anyone else.

Rachel rated it did not like it Mar 17, For people familiar with PDs this book will provide a wealth of new information that goes beyond common knowledge of avpd. Most useful to practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, and general readers interested in this distacning neglected personality disorder.