Where Lies the Normal in Kernberg's Neurotic Personality Organization?
A Critical Analysis of the Three Personality Organizations (Vol. 1, Issue 47)
In one of his most important contributions, Otto Kernberg (1984) lays out three foundational organizations of personality in his book titled, Severe Personality Disorders: Neurotic, Borderline, and Psychotic. The concept of these three problematic personality styles remains pertinent, but trouble lies in Kernberg’s stubborn insistence on labelling one n…
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