Theory and Practice of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: Introduction | Theory | Overview of Treatment | Structure of Treatment: Functions and Modes | Treatment Planning | Beginning Treatment | Treatment Strategies | Termination From Treatment | Therapist Adherence to Dialectical Behavior Therapy | Research on Dialectical Behavior Therapy | Key Points | References | Suggested Readings
The development of a new psychotherapeutic venue
defines a clinical problem, a theory of its etiology, and the process
and means to change it. Within the climate of managed care and the
emphasis on evidence-based treatment, the expectations of clinicians,
patients, and insurers alike are increasingly influenced by research
efforts to define effective treatment to maximize change.