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Dynamic psychotherapy or dialectical behavioral therapy– which is better for borderline personality disorder?

Journal title
The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences
Publication year
2011
Author(s)
Tene, O.; Har-Even, A.; Dahan, E.; Babokshin, Y.; Reuveni, I.; Ponarovsky, B.; Rosman, V.; Gluzman, L.
Pages
138-9
Volume
48
Number
2

Clinical dilemma: A 20-year-old female patient, diagnosed as suffering from borderline personality disorder, is referred to your clinic. Her disorder is characterized by unstable personal relationships, impulsivity, suicidal behavior, emotional instability and pan-anxiety. After initiation of pharmacological treatment which you have chosen, you meet with her parents who ask you which is better for their daughter dynamic-analytic psychotherapy or dialectical behavioral therapy.

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