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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Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships.
Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition
Share your thoughts with other customers. There are many books that are written about the other personality disorders, but most only speak very briefly on avoidants. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Kantor demonstrates an uncanny ability to transform his extensive expertise into language that both the layperson and mental health professional will devour and put to immediate use This book has a lot of information that is difficult to find anywhere else.
Don’t waste your money with this book. Kantor relies on pop-psychology ideals and strays lightyears away from the actual, accepted DSM-IV-R criteria for the disorder. Not a very good writer. No trivia or quizzes yet. Natasha rated it liked it May 19, Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain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 closeness; 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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Laurence Dubois rated it it was ok May 14, Kantor takes us through the history of this disorder, and into clinical treatment rooms, to see and hear how avoidants think, feel, and recover.
However, not long into the book my antennae came up. I don’t care what strange beliefs his patients have 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.
Same interviews of the same patience.
Distancing: Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition by Martin Kantor
The avoidance reduction techniques presented distancihg 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. Books by Martin Kantor.
It is OK, but it is very plodding and slow reading. Almost like he was trying to fill the pages with something to say Page 1 of 1 Start distaning Page 1 of 1.
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It was ok. 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.
I later assume from what I’ve read about him he is gay himself so distajcing solves the mystery. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I see the book a collection of symptoms and healing methods of Avoidant Personality Disorders.
I am not suffering from this but my son is and my hopes were high when I ordered these books.
Marsha rated it it was ok Mar 30, Just a moment while we sign you in to didtancing Goodreads account. Not Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Kantor takes us through the history of this disorder, and into clinical treatment rooms, to see and hear how avoidants think, feel, and recover. Not only does he present an equal number or more?
Fear of intimacy and commitment keeps avoidants from forming close, meaningful relationships. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. English Choose a language for shopping.