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What Is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)? – By Dr. Rebecca Wang-Harris

        Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) which was originally developed to treat clients with chronic suicidal ideation and with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), due to its emphasis upon increasing awareness of and changing thought and emotional patterns.  More recently, research has shown that DBT is …

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What is Borderline Personality Disorder?

     Individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are often misdiagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, because the symptoms of these two disorders can overlap.  For instance, Borderline individuals have patterns of unstable moods, fear of abandonment, identity confusion, erratic behaviors, and chaotic relationships, which may appear as Bipolar symptoms but which are causally distinct in that they result from …

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