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EP00 Dialogue 04 - Personality Disorders

Dialogue 04 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2000 - Personality Disorders

Featuring Otto Kernberg, M.D., and James Masterson, M.D. 

Moderated by Michael Yapko, Ph.D.


Educational Objectives:

  1. Given a topic, to become aware of the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses in each approach.



Product Details
Topic Areas:
Psychotherapy |  Dialogue
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2000
Otto Kernberg |  James F. Masterson
56 Minutes
Audio Only
Original Program Date:
May 25, 2000
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Otto Kernberg's Profile

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Otto Kernberg, MD, is a psychoanalyst and professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is most widely known for his psychoanalytic theories on borderline personality organization and narcissistic pathology. Director of the Personality Disorders Institute at the New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division, and Professor of Psychiatry at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Kernberg is a Past-President of the International Psychoanalytic Association. He is also Training and Supervising Analyst of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. Dr. Kernberg is the author of twelve books and co-author of twelve others. His most recent books are Psychotherapy for Borderline Personality: Focusing on Object Relations and Handbook of Dynamic Psychotherapy for Higher Level Personality Pathology.

James F. Masterson's Profile

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James F. Masterson (M.D., Jefferson Medical School, 1951) was Director of the Masterson Group, P.C., which specializes in the treatment of adolescent and adult character disorders. Additionally, he was Director of the Masterson Institute (formerly Character Disorder Foundation); attending psychiatrist at New York Hospital, Payne Whitney Clinic; and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College. Masterson has authored seven books and edited two volumes, mostly on the topic of psychoanalytic approaches to character disoreders and adolescents. His seminal work on the borderline personality has made him one of the most influential and studied practitioners of modern psychoanalytic methods.

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