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Responsibility without blame: Empathy and the effective treatment of personality disorder

Abstract:

Effective treatment of personality disorder (PD) presents a clinical conundrum. Many of the behaviors constitutive of PD cause harm to self and others. Encouraging service users to take responsibility for this behavior is central to treatment. Blame, in contrast, is detrimental. How is it possible to hold service users responsible for harm to self and others without blaming them? A solution to this problem is part conceptual, part practical. I offer a conceptual framework that clearly disting...

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10.1353/ppp.2011.0032

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Journal:
Philosophy, Psychiatry and Psychology
Volume:
18
Issue:
3
Pages:
209-224
Publication date:
2011-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1086-3303
ISSN:
1071-6076
URN:
uuid:a1625c22-62bc-4c6e-87bd-69437135b7b1
Source identifiers:
312224
Local pid:
pubs:312224

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