Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder

Results from a Pilot Randomized Trial

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About the Course:

Pilot study of treatment for adolescents with bipolar disorder receiving dialectical behavior therapy versus treatment as usual. Study measured changes in mania, depression, suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and non-suicidal self-injury. Findings indicate that DBT may offer promise as an adjunct to pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation for adolescents with BP. The DBT focus on commitment to treatment may be important for the treatment of early onset BP

Publication Date:

JOURNAL OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY 2015

Authors

Tina R Goldstein, PhD; Rachel K. Fersch-Podrat, MSW; Maribel Rivera, MD

About the Authors:

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Recommended For:

Clinicians interested in treating adolescents with bipolar disorder. This course is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowleding high rate of suicidal ideation in the adolescent bipolar population and the high rate of suicide.

  2. Extrapolate the data of the study showing DBT as the preferred method of treatment, over conventional treatment.

  3. Apply DBT to the adolescent bipolar population, to reduce suicidal ideation, and attempts.

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Course Number: 102378
Credit Hours: 1cr
NBCC Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Online
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