Peter Fonagy "Attachment Theory and Psychoanalysis: The Need for a New Integration?"

Presentation from Alumni Conference 'Twenty Years of Developmental Lines' at Anna Freud Centre, June 2014

BorderlinerNotes

How does a person end up with BPD? Is it the parents? Is it genetic? According to Peter Fonagy it's more complicated than that; it's a years-long process, a combination of possible genetic vulnerability, early childhood experiences and the environment over time. Peter Fonagy, one of the creators of Mentalization-Based Treatment, discusses Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)