The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Author : Jamie Bedics
  • Release Date : 15 May 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128166086

Download or read book entitled The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy written by Jamie Bedics and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 15 May 2020 with total pages 412. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) has become a useful treatment for a range of clinical problems and is no longer limited to the treatment of suicidal behaviors or borderline personality disorder. The Handbook of Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Theory, Research, and Evaluation reviews the evidence-based literature on use of DBT in a wide range of populations and settings. The book begins with the foundations of DBT: its history, development, core principles, mechanisms of change, and the importance of the therapeutic relationship. It also reviews the efficacy of DBT for treatment of suicidal behavior, eating disorders, and substance abuse disorders, as well as its use for children, adolescents, and families. A section on clinical settings reviews implementation in schools, college counseling centers, and hospitals. Provides an overview of DBT including its development, core principles, and training Discusses the importance of the therapeutic relationship and alliance in DBT Outlines DBT treatment for suicidal behavior, eating disorders, and substance use disorders Includes DBT as treatment for adolescents and children Covers DBT implementation in schools, counseling centers, and hospitals