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dialectical behavior therapy

A form of psychological counseling in which patients are directed to change dysfunctional behavior patterns within a context of acceptance and compassion. It is used principally to manage personality disorders.
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Harmony Hills utilizes several types of therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Traumatic Incident Reduction Therapy (TIR).
A relative of CBT is dialectical behavioral therapy, or DBT, developed to treat borderline personality disorder, a maladaptive pattern of identity uncertainty, emotional instability, and impulsivity that often starts in adolescence, causing stormy relationships and poor self-regulation that can contribute to self-injury, substance abuse, and chronic suicidality.
The first chapter in the book DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents is titled "An Introduction to Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Skills Training," but authors Jill Rathus and Alec Miller seem to assume that readers have some knowledge of and background in DBT.
Effectiveness of inpatient dialectical behavioral therapy for borderline personality disorder: A controlled trial.
11,17,18) Several psychotherapies are used to treat these disorders, including dialectical behavioral therapy, schema therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Of these therapeutic modalities, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) has shown the most promise and evidence, now widely used as the standard of care for BPD (Dimeff & Koemer, 2007; Koemer, 2011; Linehan, 1993).
In 1993, Linehan's dialectical behavioral therapy was introduced and built on the foundations of CBT.
Also discussed are elements of spirituality in third-wave cognitive therapies such as Mindfulness-Based CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
The NYCDOC team focused on the department's reform on the use of restrictive housing in jails, and especially focused on adolescents and how dialectical behavioral therapy is used for the mentally ill placed in these units.
A systematic review of dialectical behavioral therapy for eating disorders.
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