dialectical behavior therapy


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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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Effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy in the treatment of adolescent girls with borderline personality features in an outpatient community mental health setting.
The treatment approach for NSSI that has the most empirical support is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), an approach first used by Marsha Linehan for clients with borderline personality disorder (BPD; Linehan, 1993).
Dialectical behavior therapy versus comprehensive validation plus 12 step for the treatment of opioid dependent women meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder.
Childs, a psychiatrist who uses dialectical behavior therapy in her private practice, could not say exactly how many patients receive DBT in state hospitals, but noted, "I think people see DBT as a very promising practice.
Next, Anita Federici and colleagues describe the use of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in their specialized eating disorder treatment program for clients with chronic and complex eating disorders.
Dialectical behavior therapy in clinical practice: Applications across disorders and settings.
Paris, 2004) on the other side of the debate recommend an intensive psychotherapy model, such as dialectical behavior therapy (Linehan, 1993).
Louis has a success story to share regarding the planning and implementation of a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program.
MDT has been shown to outperformed regular cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy and is effective in-patient and out patient settings.
The group structure of the treatment plan was fashioned after Marsha Linehan's dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).
More detailed attention given to empirically supported therapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Buchalter, an art therapist, counselor, and group psychotherapist, supplies art therapy, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) activities to raise the self-esteem of adult clients suffering from mental illness, to increase their self-awareness and self-worth, improve their coping skills, and foster life satisfaction.