About the Guest Editors. About the Contributors. Hoffman, Steiner-Grossman, Introduction. Gunderson, Borderline Personality Disorder: An Overview. Hersh, Confronting Myths and Stereotypes About Borderline Personality Disorder. Goodman, Triebwasser, New, Biological Underpinnings of Borderline Personality Disorder. Case Study: The Case of Joan. Smith, BPD and the Need for Community: A Social Worker's Perspective. Friedman, Borderline Personality Disorder and Hospitalization. Miller, Neft, Golombeck, Borderline Personality Disorder and Adolescence. Paris, An Evidence-based Approach to Managing Suicidal Behavior in Patients with BPD. Koons, Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Schulz, Rafferty, Combined Medication and Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. Appelbaum, Supportive Psychotherapy for Borderline Patients. Yeomans, Delaney, Transference-focused Psychotherapy for BPD. Blum, Black, Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) for the Treatment of BPD. Bateman, Fonagy, Mentalization-based Treatment for BPD. Buteau, Dawkins, Hoffman, In Their Own Words: Improving Services and Hopefulness for Families Dealing with BPD. Fruzzetti, Shenk, Fostering Validating Responses in Families. Penney, Family Connections: An Education and Skills Training Program for Family Member Well Being: A Leader's Perspective. Van Gelder, Inhabited by a Cry: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder. Index. Reference Notes Included.