Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT) for Suicidality in Military Populations

  title={Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (BCBT) for Suicidality in Military Populations},
  author={Michael David Rudd},
  journal={Military Psychology},
  pages={592 - 603}
  • M. Rudd
  • Published 1 November 2012
  • Psychology
  • Military Psychology
This article describes a set of “common elements” underlying a new approach to the clinical management and treatment of suicidality and provides a general description of brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) in treating suicidality in military populations. BCBT was developed and adapted to the unique treatment environment of a military setting, one that limits the ability to offer intensive and enduring psychotherapy. BCBT offers a unique alternative to traditional psychotherapy, to reduce… 

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