Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder: a meta-analysis using mixed-effects modeling.

  title={Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder: a meta-analysis using mixed-effects modeling.},
  author={S{\"o}ren Kliem and Christoph Kr{\"o}ger and Joachim Kosfelder},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={78 6},
OBJECTIVE At present, the most frequently investigated psychosocial intervention for borderline personality disorder (BPD) is dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). We conducted a meta-analysis to examine the efficacy and long-term effectiveness of DBT. METHOD Systematic bibliographic research was undertaken to find relevant literature from online databases (PubMed, PsycINFO, PsychSpider, Medline). We excluded studies in which patients with diagnoses other than BPD were treated, the treatment… 

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