The Metaphor of Play: Disruption and Restoration in the Borderline Experience

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Shows how borderline psychiatric patients can be treated by understanding their sense of self and the fragility of their sense of existence. Meares believes that the play of the pre-school child, and a mental activity similar to it in the adult, is necessary to the growth of a healthy self.

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Russell Meares is Emeritus Professor of Psychitary at the University of Sydney and leads a program at Westmead Hospital, Sydney for the treatment of, and research into, borderline personality.

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In my Opinion The metaphor of play is a profoundly important book by one of the greatest contemporary thinkers and researchers in the field of psychotherapy. - Dougal Steel, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry

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