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ERIC Number: EJ1067842
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-8756-8225
Beyond Borderline Personality Disorder: Dialectical Behavior Therapy in a College Counseling Center
Panepinto, Amberly R.; Uschold, Carissa C.; Olandese, Michelle; Linn, Braden K.
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, v29 n3 p211-226 2015
The study investigated the efficacy of a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) program with a general college counseling center population, not limited to students diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. A review of records of 64 students found that obsessive-compulsive symptoms, interpersonal sensitivity, depression, anxiety, paranoia, somatization, psychoticism, and phobic anxiety decreased, as did overall distress. All four target areas of DBT, namely confusion about self, impulsivity, emotional dysregulation, and interpersonal chaos, also significantly decreased. Limitations and implications for college counseling centers are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Brief Symptom Inventory
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