Year: 1993 Source: Crisis, v.14, no.2, (1993), p.71-75, 89 SIEC No: 19930777

This article describes some characteristics, advantages, and disadvantages of crisis intervention in patients with borderline personality disorder. Some suggestions are made about dealing with such patients in the light of mistakes made by the crisis therapist. These mistakes produced feelings of inadequacy and incompetence in her, stemming from unresolved transference/counter-transference problems. (22 refs.)