Tag Archives: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

How DBT Helps Prevent Aggressive Behavior

Dialectical Behavior Therapy seeks to teach people with aggressive tendencies to employ mindfulness techniques in order to prevent aggressive behavior. Through DBT, they learn to tolerate uncomfortable emotions by sitting with them before acting on them.

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BPD and Aggression: Managing Through Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) aims to teach people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) that anger is a normal emotion that can be experienced without acting on the aggressive impulses that may follow.

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Borderline Personality Disorder Day Treatment: An Overview

For many people, Borderline Personality Disorder day treatment is a great way to transition out of residential treatment. For others, day treatment may best suit their needs as they begin treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder.

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Biosocial Theory of BPD: Invalidating Environment

According to the biosocial theory of BPD, this complex disorder is the result of certain biological predispositions which manifest themselves when met with a dysfunctional or invalidating environment.

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Questions to Ask a Day Treatment Center for Borderline Personality Disorder

What exactly should you be looking for to find a suitable BPD day treatment center? We’ve put together a list of questions to ask BPD day treatment centers as you get started on your search.

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Ways to Increase Mindfulness

Mindfulness is one of the skills learned through Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), a treatment modality developed to treat Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). While the techniques have proven successful in helping to target and manage BPD symptoms, they are also worthwhile to anyone who has difficulty living in the moment.

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How Does Dialectical Behavior Therapy Work for BPD?

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a unique and highly structured form of therapy that was developed specifically to treat people with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). DBT incorporates four primary forms of BPD treatment: individual DBT therapy, group DBT skills training, telephone contact with a DBT therapist, and a DBT consultation group.

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Should I Choose Residential or Outpatient BPD Treatment?

Making a decision between residential and outpatient Borderline Personality Disorder treatment can leave you feeling confused. Here are some things you should know about the differences between residential BPD treatment and outpatient BPD treatment so that your decision may come a bit easier.

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BPD Symptoms: Will I Outgrow Them?

If you are suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), you may experience a lessening of symptoms associated with the disorder as you get older. But don’t let this fool you into thinking that you can merely “grow out of” BPD. Although there is sometimes a reduction of Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms as a person ages, it is dangerous to assume that you can just wait out the disorder and hope to get better.

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3 Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms DBT Effectively Treats

When it comes to treating Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), therapists most often turn to Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). DBT was developed as a way to help people with the disorder better manage their BPD symptoms.

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