Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is a specific type of
cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy developed in the late 1980s by
psychologist Marsha M. Linehan to help better treat borderline
personality disorder. Since its development, it has also been used for
the treatment of other kinds of mental health disorders.
Oxford Handbook of DBT charts the development of DBT from its early
inception to the current cutting edge state of knowledge about both the
theoretical underpinnings of the treatment and its clinical application
across a range of disorders and adaptations to new clinical groups.
in the treatment address the current state of the evidence with respect
to the efficacy of the treatment, its effectiveness in routine clinical
practice and central issues in the clinical and programmatic
implementation of the treatment.
In sum this volume provides a
desk reference for clinicians and academics keen to understand the
origins and current state of the science, and the art, of DBT.
Table of Contents
Section I: Introduction 1: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Development and Distinctive Feature, Michaela A. Swales Section II: Theoretical underpinnings of DBT 2: Recent developments in understanding the bio in the biosocial theory of BPD in DBT, Inga Niedtfeld and Martin Bohus 3: Invalidating Environments and the Development of Borderline Personality Disorder, Jeremy L. Grove and Sheila E. Crowell 4: Behavioural foundations of DBT: Applying behavioural principles to the challenge of suicidal behaviour and non-suicid, Alex Chapman 5: Modifying Behaviour Therapy to meet the challenge of treating BPD: Incorporating Zen and mindfulness, Randy Wolbert 6: Modifying behaviour therapy to meet the challenge of treating BPD: utilizing dialectics, Jennifer Sayrs and Marsha Linehan Section: III The Structure of Treatment 7: The structure of DBT Programs, Henry Schmidt III and Joan Russo 8: Running an effective Consultation Team: Principles & Challenges, Jennifer Sayrs 9: Skills Training in DBT: Principles & Practicalities, Colleen Cowperthwait, Kristin Wyatt, Caitlin Fang, and Andre Neasciu 10: Generalisation modalities: Taking the treatment out of the consulting room - using telephone, text and email, Shireen L. Rizvi and Kristen M. Roman 11: Structuring the wider environment: Skills for DBT Team Leader, Michaela A. Swales and Christine Dunkley Section: IV Clinical Applications of DBT 12: Case Formulation in DBT: Developing a behavioural formulation, Shari Manning 13: Conducting effective behavioural and solution analyses, Sara Landes 14: Conceptual and practical issues in the application of emotion regulation in DBT, Christine Dunkley 15: DBT as a Suicide and Self-harm Treatment: Assessing & Treating suicidal behaviours, Lars Mehlum 16: Conceptual and practical issues in the application of Validation in DBT, Alan Fruzzetti and Allison K. Ruork 17: Treating In-Session Clinical Behaviours, Heidi Heard 18: Teaching Mindfulness Skills in DBT, Maggie Stanton and Christine Dunkley 19: Dialectical Behaviour Therapy with Parents, Couples and Families to Augment Stage 1 Outcomes, Alan Fruzzetti Section: V Evidence for DBT 20: Dialectical Behavior Therapy from 1991-2015: What do we know about clinical efficacy and research quality?, Erin Miga, Andrada D. Neacsiu, Anita Lungu, Heidi Heard & Linda Dimeff 21: Effectiveness of DBT in routine clinical practice, Carla Walton and Katherine Anne Comtois 22: Financial cost-effectiveness of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for borderline personality disorder (BPD), Roy Krawitz & Erin Miga 23: Why does DBT work? Understanding processes of change in a complex treatment, Tali Boritz, Richard J. Zeifman, and Shelley F. McMain 24: A service user perspective on DBT, Louise Brinton Clarke Section VI: Adapting the treatment for new clinical populations 25: DBT with adolescents, Jill Rathus, Alec Miller, and Lauren Bonavitacola 26: DBT for Eating Disorders: Adapting Programmatically and Strategically, Kelly Bhatnagar, Lucene Wisniewski and Caitlin Martin-Wagar 27: DBT for substance dependence, Seth R. Axelrod 28: DBT in Forensic settings, Andre Ivanoff and Phillip Marotta 29: DBT in in-patient and residential settings, Emily Fox 30: DBT in College Counselling Centres, Amanda Uliaszek, Carla Chugani, and Greg Williams 31: DBT for pre-adolescent children, Francheska Perepletchikova 32: DBT in Schools, Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza, and James Mazz 33: DBT for employment -related difficulties, Janet Feigenbaum 34: DBT for individuals with an intellectual disability, Julie Brown 35: DBT for PTSD - an integrative approach, Melanie Harned and Sara C. Schmidt 36: DBT for PTSD - A treatment program for complex PTSD after childhood abuse, Martin Bohus and Kathlen Priebe Section: VII Implementation of DBT 37: Implementing DBT: An implementation science perspective, Katherine Anne Comtois and Sara J. Landes 38: Implementation in public healthcare systems, Helen Best and Jim Lyngs 39: Implementation in private practice, Sarah Reynolds and Colleen Lang 40: Implementation in National Systems: The Case of Ireland, Daniel Flynn, Mary Kells, and Mary Joyce 41: International Implementation of dialectical behavior therapy: The challenge of training therapists across cultures, Anthony P. DuBose, Yevgeny Botanov, and André Ivanoff Section VIII: Training in DBT 42: Evidence-based training: The Intensive Training ModelTM, Anthony P. DuBose, Yevgeny Botanov, María V. Navarro Haro, and Marsha Linehan 43: Supervision in DBT: Shaping therapists towards adherence, Amy Gaglia Section VIII: In Conclusion 44: 1. Future Directions for Dialectical Behaviour Therapy: Theory, Development & Implementation, Michaela A. Swales