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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He offers psychotherapists a specific method for helping avoidants overcome their fear of closeness and commitments, and offers a guide for avoidants themselves to use for developing lasting, intimate, anxiety-free relationships.

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Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition

Maksymilian rated it it was ok Apr 22, Almost like he was trying to fill the pages with something to say Penny rated it liked it Sep 02, Not only does he present an equal number or more?

Instead, he heavily emphasizes Freudian writings esp. Clinicians, researchers, and students seeking a clear picture of what AvPD looks like and how it functions will find no such depiction in this book. I thing this subject would be better absorbed in a college classroom rather than a book. The avoidance reduction techniques presented in this book recognize that avoidants not only fear criticism and humiliation, but also fear being flooded by their feelings and being depleted if they express them.

Most useful to practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, and general readers interested in this relatively neglected personality disorder. Fear of intimacy and commitment keeps avoidants from forming close, meaningful relationships.


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

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

Avoidant Personality Disorder, Revised and Expanded. Distancinng is the author of 11 other books, including Passive Aggression Praeger, and Homophobia Praeger, To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Write a customer review. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships. This book can be confusing to someone without a good grasp on what personality disorders are.

Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of expandef, 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 dsitancing 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.

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