DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOUR THERAPY: OVERVIEW OF A PROPOSAL CENTERED ON UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE

This article reviews the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), which is a psychological intervention model based on unconditional acceptance of the person’s behaviour in conjunction with promoting behavioural changes through the dialectical interaction between both tendencies. The article states the...

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Autores Principales: Ramírez Henderson, Ronald, Vargas Madriz, Luis Francisco
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: Universidad de Costa Rica 2013
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/sociales/article/view/8418
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/25176
Sumario: This article reviews the Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), which is a psychological intervention model based on unconditional acceptance of the person’s behaviour in conjunction with promoting behavioural changes through the dialectical interaction between both tendencies. The article states the emergence of the model, its foundations, its main strategies, its modes of intervention and its phases of the treatment. It concludes with a consideration about the implications of adapting the model in Costa Rica.