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Treatment of suicidal and deliberate self-harming patients with borderline personality disorder using dialectical behavioral therapy: The patients' and the therapists' perceptions

Perseius, KI; Öjehagen, Agneta LU ; Ekdahl, S; Asberg, M and Samuelsson, M (2003) In Archives of Psychiatric Nursing 17(5). p.218-227
Abstract
The aim was to investigate patients and therapists perception of receiving and giving dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Ten deliberate self-harm patients with borderline personality disorder and four DBT-therapists were interviewed. The interviews were analyzed with qualitative content analysis. The patients unanimously regard the DBT-therapy as life saving and something that has given them a bearable life situation. The patients and the therapists are concordant on the effective components of the therapy: The understanding, respect, and confirmation in combination with the cognitive and behavioral skills. The experienced effectiveness of DBT is contrasted by the patient's pronouncedly negative experiences from psychiatric care before... (More)
The aim was to investigate patients and therapists perception of receiving and giving dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Ten deliberate self-harm patients with borderline personality disorder and four DBT-therapists were interviewed. The interviews were analyzed with qualitative content analysis. The patients unanimously regard the DBT-therapy as life saving and something that has given them a bearable life situation. The patients and the therapists are concordant on the effective components of the therapy: The understanding, respect, and confirmation in combination with the cognitive and behavioral skills. The experienced effectiveness of DBT is contrasted by the patient's pronouncedly negative experiences from psychiatric care before entering DBT. (C) 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. (Less)
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  abstract     = {The aim was to investigate patients and therapists perception of receiving and giving dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT). Ten deliberate self-harm patients with borderline personality disorder and four DBT-therapists were interviewed. The interviews were analyzed with qualitative content analysis. The patients unanimously regard the DBT-therapy as life saving and something that has given them a bearable life situation. The patients and the therapists are concordant on the effective components of the therapy: The understanding, respect, and confirmation in combination with the cognitive and behavioral skills. The experienced effectiveness of DBT is contrasted by the patient's pronouncedly negative experiences from psychiatric care before entering DBT. (C) 2003 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.},
  author       = {Perseius, KI and Öjehagen, Agneta and Ekdahl, S and Asberg, M and Samuelsson, M},
  issn         = {1532-8228},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {218--227},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Archives of Psychiatric Nursing},
  title        = {Treatment of suicidal and deliberate self-harming patients with borderline personality disorder using dialectical behavioral therapy: The patients' and the therapists' perceptions},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0883-9417(03)00093-1},
  volume       = {17},
  year         = {2003},
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