STEPPS: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving in women offenders with borderline personality disorder in prison--a pilot study.

@article{Black2008STEPPSST,
  title={STEPPS: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving in women offenders with borderline personality disorder in prison--a pilot study.},
  author={Donald Wayne Black and Nancee Blum and Leanne Eichinger and Brett A McCormick and Jeff M. Allen and Bruce Sieleni},
  journal={CNS spectrums},
  year={2008},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={881-6}
}
INTRODUCTION An uncontrolled pilot study of Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) was conducted with incarcerated women offenders. STEPPS is a promising new cognitive-behavioral group treatment for persons with borderline personality disorder (BPD). METHODS Twelve women offenders with Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition BPD were enrolled in the 20-week program at an Iowa prison. Efficacy assessments included the Borderline… CONTINUE READING