Flashcards in Lecture 8 DBT pt B Deck (10):
Borderline Personality Disorder is diagnosed if you have 5 of the following..
-Unstable and intense relationships
-Frantic efforts to avoid abandonment
-Possibly self-damaging impulsivity
-inappropriate/uncontrolled intense anger
-transient paranoia or dissociation
3 different DBT strategies
1) Dialectical strategies
2) Core strategies
3) Stylistic strategies
What do dialectical strategies focus on?
- teaching dialectical patterns like 'both-and' as oppose to 'either-or'
-playing the devils advocate
-finding the middle path
What do core strategies focus on?
-They focus on validation: acknowledging the patients perspective and finding the kernel of truth
-also on cheerleading: expressing encouragement, hope, praise
a core strategy: 'an exhaustive blow-by-blow description of the chain of events leading up to and following the behaviour.
Stylistic Strategies 2 main focuses?
1) Reciprocal Communication
2) Irreverent Communication
3 parts of Emotion Regulation
1) Understanding and naming emotions
2) Changing unwanted emotions
3) Reducing Vulnerability to emotion mind
DEAR MAN (technique for getting what we want or saying no)
D: describe the situation
E: express clearly (your feelings)
A: assert wishes
R: reinforce (other person)
M: (stay) mindful (of objectives)
A: appear confident
DBT> Treatment as usual (TAU) for what?
-drop out rates
-inpatient psychiatric days