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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To ask other readers questions about Distancingplease sign up. Refresh and try again. I would’ve liked to hear about people he has helped and that have made progress. Martin rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Acceptance is feared as much as rejection, because avoidants fear compromising expanved identity and losing personal freedom.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. I don’t really recommend the book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Science is all but absent from this book.

Kantor relies on pop-psychology ideals and strays lightyears away from the actual, accepted DSM-IV-R criteria for the disorder. Kantor takes us through the history of this disorder, and into clinical treatment rooms, to see and hear how avoidants think, feel, and recover.

Avoidant Personality Disorder, 2nd Edition. It is a must-read for anyone who is interested in human interaction. Graham Rollins rated it liked it Mar 19, I am not suffering from this but my son is and my hopes were high when I ordered these books.

Product details File Size: Susan rated it it was amazing Jan 02, Kantor describes the different therapeutic emphasis required for the four types of avoidants, including those who are withdrawn due to shyness and social phobia, such as people who intensely fear public speaking; those who relate easily, widely, and well, but cannot sustain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.


No trivia or quizzes yet. The avoidance reduction techniques presented in this book recognize that avoidants not only fear criticism and humiliation, but also fear being flooded by their feelings and being depleted if they express them. Please try again later.

Fear of intimacy and commitment keeps avoidants from forming close, meaningful relationships. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mar 13, Carolina rated it liked it. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. It was ok.

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