APA Online CE Quiz

No. 83

Title: Therapy on the Borderline: Effectiveness of Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder

1. Dialectical behavior therapy was originally developed for:
A) The treatment of all patients with personality disorders.
B) The treatment of patients with borderline personality disorders.
C) The treatment of borderline personality disorder patients who are suicidal and self-mutilating.
D) None of the above.

2. True or False: Dialectical behavior treatment is an effective therapy for patients with borderline personality disorder.
A) True
B) False
C) Probably. More research is needed to support these findings, but the empirical results are promising.

3. True or False: Dialectical behavior treatment continues to be effective long after the termination of treatment.
A) True
B) False
C) It is unclear because there is hardly information about it.

4. Patients who are treated with dialectical borderline treatment regard their experience as:
A) Ambivalent.
B) Positive.
C) Negative.

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