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Peter Fonagy Defines Mentalization-Based Treatment

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Professor Peter Fonagy defines mentalizing as a social cognition that allows us to imagine the mental states that explain behavior, both in ourselves and in others. A lack of mentalizing is characteristic of young children and people with paranoid or borderline personality disorder.

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