ERIC Number: EJ400108
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
The Borderline/Schizoid Marriage: The Holding Environment as an Essential Treatment Construct.
McCormack, Charles C.
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v15 n3 p299-309 Jul 1989
Discusses the borderline/schizoid marital constellation as the prominent constellation among borderline patients on a long-term inpatient unit. Contends that treatment of this marital constellation requires application of the concept of the holding environment as an essential treatment construct with the therapist as manager of the holding environment. Provides case study. (Author/ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A