Joel Paris

Joel Paris was born in New York City, but has spent most of his life in Canada. Dr. Paris' research interest is in borderline personality disorder. Dr. Paris has 193 peer-reviewed articles, and is the author of 17 books and 40 book chapters. Dr. Paris is an educator who has has won awards for his teaching.

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Myths of childhood:

Myths of childhood:

by Joel Paris

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Using empirically-based research from areas including behavioural genetics and attachment, this book builds a case against the primacy of childhood. It is an important addition to the literature... (more)

Personality Disorders Over Time: Precursors, Course, and Outcome

Personality Disorders Over Time: Precursors, Course, and Outcome

by Joel Paris

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Focusing on the precursors, course and outcome of personality disorders, this book looks at time and illness, precursors of personality disorders, borderline children and borderline personalities,... (more)

The Fall of an Icon: Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychiatry

The Fall of an Icon: Psychoanalysis and Academic Psychiatry

by Joel Paris

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Over the last few decades, academic psychiatry has undergone a revolution. After the Second World War, most department chairs were psychoanalysts who belonged to separate institutes, not subject to... (more)

Half in Love with Death: Managing the Chronically Suicidal Patient

Half in Love with Death: Managing the Chronically Suicidal Patient

by Joel Paris

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"Half in Love With Death" presents a new way for therapists to manage chronically suicidal patients, an incredibly challenging task for clinicians and one where an insufficient amount of literature... (more)

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

by Joel Paris

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Organizing a vast body of scientific literature, this indispensable book presents the state of the art in understanding borderline personality disorder (BPD) and distills key treatment principles... (more)

Prescriptions for the Mind: A Critical View of Contemporary Psychiatry

Prescriptions for the Mind: A Critical View of Contemporary Psychiatry

by Joel Paris

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This book focuses on the most striking change within the field - the diverging roles of psychopharmacology and psychotherapy in contemporary practice. Where once psychiatrists were trained in... (more)

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice

by Joel Paris

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Organizing a vast body of scientific literature, this indispensable book presents the state of the art in understanding borderline personality disorder (BPD) and distills key treatment principles... (more)

The Bipolar Spectrum: Diagnosis or Fad?

The Bipolar Spectrum: Diagnosis or Fad?

by Joel Paris

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Joel Paris discusses the over-diagnosis of bipolar disorder and the negative impact of this trend on clinical care. The book opens with a careful review of scientific evidence that verifies that... (more)

Fads and Fallacies in Psychiatry

Fads and Fallacies in Psychiatry

by Joel Paris

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Relative to some other medical specialties, psychiatry is a new and still scientifically underdeveloped field - as a result practitioners can be influenced by attractive but unproven ideas. Since... (more)

Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry: How Modern Psychiatry Lost its Way While Creating a Diagnosis for Almost All of Life's Misfortunes

Overdiagnosis in Psychiatry: How Modern Psychiatry Lost its Way While Creating a Diagnosis for Almost All of Life's Misfortunes

by Joel Paris

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As one of the few books to thoroughly examine the critical problem of over-diagnosis in psychiatry today, Dr. Joel Paris shows how over-diagnosis leads to over-treatment in Overdiagnosis in... (more)

The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5

The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5

by Joel Paris

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The Intelligent Clinician's Guide to the DSM-5® is the second edition of the widely-read book first published in 2013. This second edition is thoroughly revised, and has several new chapters... (more)

Psychotherapy in an Age of Neuroscience

Psychotherapy in an Age of Neuroscience

by Joel Paris

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Psychotherapy In an Age of Neuroscience is a critique of the neuroscience model that dominates contemporary psychiatric practice. It shows that while the neurosciences have made great advances, this... (more)

Working with traits: psychotherapy of personality disorders

Working with traits: psychotherapy of personality disorders

by Joel Paris

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Aiming to set significant yet attainable goals, this text presents an approach to the treatment of patients with personality disorders. These disorders are viewed as pathological amplifications of... (more)

Borderline personality disorder: A multidimensional approach

Borderline personality disorder: A multidimensional approach

by Joel Paris

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208 pages. (more)

An Evidence-Based Critique of Contemporary Psychoanalysis: Research Theory and Clinical Practice (Psychological Issues)

An Evidence-Based Critique of Contemporary Psychoanalysis: Research Theory and Clinical Practice (Psychological Issues)

by Joel Paris

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An Evidence-Based Critique of Contemporary Psychoanalysis assesses the state of psychoanalysis in the 21st century. Joel Paris examines areas where analysis needs to develop a stronger scientific and... (more)

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