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EP85 Clinical Presentation 12 - Confrontation with a Passive Aggressive Acting-Out Adolescent Borderline - James F. Masterson, M.D.

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Clinical Presentations |  Borderline |  Children and Adolescent Therapy |  Passive-Aggressiveness |  Confrontation |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1985
James F. Masterson, MD
59 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 1985
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Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe the adolescent passive-aggressive defense (borderline)
  2. To know how to use confrontation to deal with passive-aggressive defenses

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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.