The Angry Heart-Overcoming Borderline and Addictive Disorders
The emotional turmoil and impulsive behavior that
characterize borderline personality disorder are so often
accompanied by alcoholism or drug abuse that some
estimates suggest that as many as half of the millions of
people with substance abuse problems may have a masked
borderline personality disorder.
This self-help guide uses a variety of exercises and
step-by-step techniques to help individuals with these dual
problems come to terms with their destructive lifestyle and
take steps to break out of its dysfunctional cycle of
self-defeating thoughts and behavior. The authors' clinical
expertise is augmented by the poignant personal
experiences of individuals who have struggled with these
Joseph Santoro, Ph.D.
with exercises by
Ronald Cohen, Ph.D.