chapter  7
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Intensive Analytic Psychotherapy of a Borderline Personality Disorder

The father returned from the service when the patient was three and the family moved some distance away from the grandparents' home. Mrs. A say them infrequently after that.

The parents' marriage was extremely tense. The father was an alcoholic, a womanizer, and prone to violent rages. The mother was passive, insensitive, and emotionally remote.