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  • Origins of the Serenity Prayer.  Retrieved on Feb. 26, 2008, from
  • Agrawal, H. R., Gunderson, J., Holmes, B. M., and Lyons-Ruth, K., Attachment Studies with Borderline Patients: A Review, Harv Rev Psychiatry, Volume 12, Number 2., Mar/Apr 2004.
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  • Attwood, T. (2006). The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome.  London and Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Bernstein, M. E., Reich, D. B. , Zanarini, M.C., and Siever, L. J. "Late Onset" Borderline Personality Disorder: A Life Unraveling.  Harvard Rev Psychiatry, Vol. 10, No. 5, 10:292-301, 2002.
  • Bouchard, S., Godbout, N., and Sabourin, S.  Sexual Attitudes and Activities in Women with Borderline Personality Disorder Involved in Romantic Relationships.  Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy, 35:106–121, 2009.
  • Byng-Hall, J.  Attachment as a Base for Family and Couple Therapy.  Child Psychology & Psychiatry Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2001.
  • Carey, B.  Expert on Mental Illness Reveals Her Own Fight.  New York Times, June 23, 2011.
  • Carroll, L.  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Macmillan, United Kingdom, Nov. 26, 1865.
  • Chessick, R. D.  A Practical Approach to the Psychotherapy of the Borderline Patient.  American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. XXXIII, No. 4, October 1979.
  • Emotional Intelligence. (2002). Duke University Talent Identification Program, Volume 2 / Issue 2 / Winter 2002.  Retrieved on February 24, 2008, from
  • Eubanks-Carter, C. and Goldfried, M. R.  The Impact of Client Sexual Orientation and Gender on Clinical Judgments and Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 62(6), 751–770, 2006.
  • Fossati, A., Feeney, J. A., Carretta, I., Grazioli, F., Milesi, R., Leonardi, B., and Maffei, C.  Modeling the Relationships Between Adult Attachment Patterns and Borderline Personality Disorder: The Role of Impulsivity and Aggressiveness.  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 520-537, 2005.
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  • Gutman, J., McDermut, W., Miller, I., Chelminski, I., and Zimmerman, M.  Personality Pathology and Its Relation to Couple Functioning.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 62(10), 1275–1289, 2006.
  • Henderson, A. J. Z., Bartholomew, K., Trinke, S. J., and Kwong, M. J.  When Loving Means Hurting: An Exploration of Attachment and Intimate Abuse In a Community Sample.  Journal of Family Violence, Vol. 20, No. 4, August 2005.
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  • Joyce. P. R., McKenzie, J. M., Luty, S. E., Mulder, R. T., Caner, J. D., Sullivan, P. F., and Cloninger, C. R.  Temperament, childhood environment and psychopathology as risk factors for avoidant and borderline personality disorders.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, 37:756-764, 2003.
  • L'abate, L.  Styles in Intimate Relationships: The A-R-C Model.  Personnel and Gudance Journal, January 1983.
  • Leichsenring, F.  Quality of depressive experiences in borderline personality disorders: Differences between patients with borderline personality disorder and patients with higher levels of personality organization.  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, Vol. 68, No. 1,Winter 2004.
  • Levy, K. N., Clarkin, J. F., Yeomans, F. E.,  Scott, L. N., Wasserman, R. H., and Kernberg, O. F.  The Mechanisms of Change in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder With Transference Focused Psychotherapy.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 62(4), 481–501, 2006.
  • Links, P. S. and Stockwell, M.  Is Couple Therapy Indicated for Borderline Personality Disorder?  American Journal of Psychotherapy, vol. 55, No. 4, 2001.
  • Mayer, J.D., Caruso, D.R., and Salovey, P.  Emotional Intelligence Meets Traditional Standards for an Intelligence.  Intelligence, 27(4): 267-298, 2000.
  • Mayer, J.D., and Salovey, P.  What is Emotional Intelligence?  Emotional Development and Emotional Intelligence, New York: Basic Books, 1997.
  • McGlashan, T.H., Omnipotence, Helplessness, and Control with the Borderline Patient.  American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol XXXVII, No. 1, January 1983.
  • Naaman, S., Pappas, J. D., Makinen, J., Zuccarini, D. and Johnson–Douglas, S.  Treating Attachment Injured Couples With Emotionally Focused Therapy: A Case Study Approach.  Psychiatry, 68(1) Spring 2005.
  • Pollock, P. H.  Practitioner Report Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Borderline Erotomania: Forensic Romances and Violence in the Therapy Room.  Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 8, 214–229, 2001.
  • Pruitt, J. A., Kappius, R. E., and Gorman, P. W.  Bulimia and Fear of Intimacy.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 48, No. 4, July 1992.
  • Reich, D. B. and Zanarini, M. C.  Developmental Aspects of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Harvard Rev Psychiatry, Volume 9, Number 6, November/December 2001.
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  • Roberts, D. D.  Differential Interventions in Psychotherapy of Borderline, Narcissistic, and Schizoid Personality Disorders: The Masterson Approach.  Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Vol. 4 (4), 233±245, 1997.
  • Sapolsky, R.  Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers- Stress, Disease, and Coping.  Presented at the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists 2005 Annual Conference, May 15, 2005.
  • Smith, D. J., Muir, W. J., and Blackwood, D. H. R.  Is Borderline Personality Disorder Part of the Bipolar Spectrum.  Harv Rev Psychiatry, May/June 2001.
  • Spurling, L.  Transference with the borderline client, Some implications for training psychodynamic counselors.  Psychodynamic Practice, 2003.
  • Tilden, T. and Dattilio, F. M.  Vulnerability Schemas of Individuals in Couples Relationships: A Cognitive Perspective.  Contemporary Family Therapy, 27(2), June 2005.
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  • Wampler, K. S., Riggs, B., and Kimball, T. G.  Observing Attachment Behavior in Couples: The Adult Attachment Behavior Q-Set (AABQ).  Family Process, Vol. 43, No. 3, 2004.
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  • Weddige, R. L.  The Hidden Psychotherapeutic Dilemma: Spouse of the Borderline.  American Journal of Psychotherapy, Vol. XL, No. 1, January 1986.
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