Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy to Addiction
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 4, Number 6, August 2016
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is well-known for treating borderline personality disorder (BPD) and individuals at high risk for suicide. Two studies have shown that DBT has really good outcomes in terms of reducing substance use. In this interview, Dr. Linehan shares her knowledge of DBT as a treatment method for addiction.