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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Most useful to practitioners, psychologists, psychiatrists, and general readers interested in this relatively neglected personality disorder.?

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

As far as personalitj to go and what to do Fear of intimacy and commitment keeps avoidants from forming close, meaningful relationships. Alexandru rated it did not like it Oct 12, Same interviews of the same patience. For people familiar with PDs this book will provide a wealth of new information that goes beyond common knowledge of avpd. Want to Read saving…. I don’t really recommend the book.

Wvoidant is feared as much as rejection, because avoidants fear compromising their identity and losing personal freedom. Kantor focuses on a misunderstood but common condition that brings severe and pervasive anxiety about social contacts and relationships.


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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. He is the author of 11 other books, including Passive Aggression Praeger, and Homophobia Expanved, Melody rated it liked it Feb 03, Kantor takes us through the history of this disorder, and into clinical treatment rooms, to see and hear how avoidants think, feel, and recover.

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The avoidance reduction techniques presented in this book recognize that avoidants not only fear criticism and humiliation, but also distanicng being flooded by their feelings and being depleted if they express them.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on dlstancing smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain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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