Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents

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Filling a tremendous need, this highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treatment of multiproblem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury. The authors are master clinicians who take the reader step by step through understanding and assessing severe emotional dysregulation in teens and implementin...more
Hardcover, 346 pages
Published November 16th 2006 by The Guilford Press
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i'm a little upset because this is the book i wanted to be my dissertation, but then i got over it, because it's an excellent book, and it proves my hypothesis (that DBT can be used on this population).

i want to track the authors down and see if they need any help with anything - they are in new york. they were also trained by linehan, so that's awesome.

the book is, yes, directed at clinicians and not the everyday layperson, so it's not like i would recommend this to anyone, but if you are int...more
Dec 03, 2007 Brandon rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Therapists
Shelves: psychology
Miller & Rathus have a long history of working with suicidal adolescents, and their expertise, experience, and knowledge within this area show in this book. The authors have tailored Linehan's original material to the adolescent population via experience and research. They will be publishing a skills training manual as soon as a RCT is done on Adol-DBT, and they are currently doing trainings from this model via Behavioral Tech.
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