Learning Objectives, Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Addiction, CATR, August 2016

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After reading these articles, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the benefits of using dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) for patients with substance use disorders.
  2. List the skills involved in DBT and how they can be applied to patients with substance use disorders.
  3. Summarize some of the current findings in the literature regarding psychiatric treatment.