Year: 1993 Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, v.38, suppl.1, (February 1993), p.S39-S43 SIEC No: 19930693

This paper examines possible limiting factors to Linehan’s model of dialectical behaviour therapy, based on the implications of self definition seeking behaviour which is commonly observed in these patients. An outline of this theoretical model and its application in brief therapy on increasing self-cohesion are presented. (17 refs.)