Dialectical Behavior Therapy Analysis

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy is a treatment based on cognitive behavior treatment. It is a specialized form of treatment that was developed by Dr. Marsha M. Linehan. Dr. Linehan developed Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) between the late 1980s through the early 1990s. While using cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) Dr. Linehan was working with women that had chronic suicidal ideations, attempts, including self-injury. According to the Linehan Institute (2016), Dr. Linehan discovered that due to “the sheer volume and severity of problems presented by the clients made it impossible to use the standard CBT format,” requiring her to capture the challenges to make modifications to the treatment. After working with this group of women, Dr. Linehan
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