Dialectical behavior therapy adapted for suicidal adolescents.


We report a quasi-experimental investigation of an adaptation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with a group of suicidal adolescents with borderline personality features. The DBT group (n = 29) received 12 weeks of twice weekly therapy consisting of individual therapy and a multifamily skills training group. The treatment as usual (TAU) group (n = 82… (More)


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@article{Rathus2002DialecticalBT, title={Dialectical behavior therapy adapted for suicidal adolescents.}, author={Jill H. Rathus and Alec L. Miller}, journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior}, year={2002}, volume={32 2}, pages={146-57} }