Publications

Books and Manuals

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford Press.

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford Press.

Miller, A.L., Rathus, J.H., Linehan, M. M. (2007). Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Suicidal Adolescents. New York: Guilford Press.

Linehan, M.M. (2014). DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, New York: Guilford Press

Linehan, M.M. (2014). DBT® Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition. New York: Guilford Press

Selected Empirical Journal Articles: DBT Treatment Research

Borderline Personality Disorder and Suicidal Behaviors

*Wilks, C. R., Korslund, K. E., Harned, M., & Linehan, M. M. (2015). Dialectical behavior therapy and domains of functioning over two years. Behavioral Research and Therapy. 77: 162-169.

Linehan, M. M., Korslund, K. E., Harned, M. S., Gallop, R. J., Lungu, A., Neacsiu, A. D., McDavid, J., Comtois, K. A., & Murray-Gregory, A. M. (2015). Dialectical Behavior Therapy for high suicide risk in borderline personality disorder: A component analysis. JAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2014.3039.

Neacsiu, A. D., Lungu, A., Harned, M. S., Rizvi, S. L., & Linehan, M. M., (2014). Impact of dialectical behavior therapy versus community treatment by experts on emotional experience, expression, and acceptance in borderline personality disorder, Behavior Research and Therapy, 53, 47-64.

Bedics, J. D., Atkins, D. C., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2012). Weekly ratings of the therapeutic relationship and introject during the course of dialectical behavior therapy for the treatment of borderline personality disorder. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 29(2), 231-240.

Bedics, J. D., Atkins, D. C., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2012). Treatment differences in the therapeutic relationship and introject during a 2-year randomized controlled trial of dialectical behavior therapy versus non-behavioral psychotherapy experts for borderline personality disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 80(1) 66-77.

Harned, M. S., Chapman, A. L., Dexter-Mazza, E. T., Murray, A., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2008). Treating co-occurring Axis I disorders in chronically suicidal women with borderline personality disorder: A 2-year randomized trial of dialectical behavior therapy versus Community Treatment by Experts. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(6), 1068-1075.

Linehan, M. M., Comtois, K. A., Murray, A. M., Brown, M. Z., Gallop, R. J., Heard, H. L., Korslund, E., Tutek, D. A., Reynolds, S. K., & Lindenboim, N. (2006). Two-year randomized trial and follow-up of dialectical behavior therapy vs. therapy by experts for suicidal behaviors and borderline personality disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63(7), 757-766.

*Rizvi, S., & Linehan, M. M. (2005). The treatment of maladaptive shame in borderline personality disorder: A pilot study of “Opposite Action”. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 12(4), 437-447.

Linehan, M. M., Tutek, D. A., Heard, H. L., & Armstrong, H. E. (1994). Interpersonal outcome of cognitive behavioral treatment for chronically suicidal borderline patients. American Journal of Psychiatry, 151(12), 1771-1776.

Linehan, M. M., Heard, H. L., & Armstrong, H. E. (1993). Naturalistic follow-up of a behavioral treatment for chronically parasuicidal borderline patients. Archives of General Psychiatry, 50(12), 971-974.

Linehan, M. M., Armstrong, H. E., Suarez, A., Allmon, D., & Heard, H. L. (1991). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of chronically parasuicidal borderline patients. Archives of General Psychiatry, 48, 1060-1064.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Substance Use Disorders

Linehan, M. M., Dimeff, L. A., Reynolds, S. K., Comtois, K. A., Shaw-Welch, S., Heagerty, P., & Kivlahan, D. R. (2002). Dialectical behavior therapy versus comprehensive validation therapy plus 12-step for the treatment of opioid dependent women meeting criteria for borderline personality disorder. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 67(1), 13-26.

Linehan, M. M., Schmidt, H., Dimeff, L. A., Craft, J. C., Kanter, J., Comtois, K. A. (1999). Dialectical behavior therapy for patients with borderline personality disorder and drug-dependence. The American Journal on Addictions, 8(4), 279-292.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Anger

Linehan, M. M., McDavid, J., Brown, M. Z., Sayrs, & J. H. R., Gallop, R. J. (2008). Olanzapine plus dialectical behavior therapy for women with high irritability who meet criteria for borderline personality disorder: A double blind, placebo-controlled pilot study. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69, 999-1005.

Borderline Personality Disorder and PTSD

Harned, M. S., Ruork, A. K., Liu, J., & Tkachuck, M. A. (2015). Emotional activation and habituation during imaginal exposure for PTSD among women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 28, 253-257.

Harned, M. S., Korslund, K. E., & Linehan, M. M. (2014). A pilot randomized controlled trial of Dialectical Behavior Therapy with and without the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure protocol for suicidal and self-injuring women with borderline personality disorder and PTSD. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 55, 7-1.

Harned, M. S., Tkachuck, M. A., & Youngberg, K. A. (2013). Treatment preference among suicidal and self-injuring women with borderline personality disorder and PTSD. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 69,749-761.

Harned, M. S., Korslund, K. E., Foa, E. B., & Linehan, M. M. (2012). Treating PTSD in suicidal and self-injuring women with borderline personality disorder: Development and preliminary evaluation of a dialectical behavior therapy prolonged exposure protocol. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 50(6), 381-386.

Harned, M. S., Jackson, S. C., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2010). Dialectical behavior therapy as a precursor to PTSD treatment for suicidal and/or self-injuring women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 23(4), 421-429.

Borderline Personality Disorder and Eating Disorders

Chen, E. Y., Matthews, L., Allen, C., Kuo, J. R, & Linehan, M. M. (2008). Dialectical behavior therapy for clients with binge-eating disorder or bulimia nervosa and borderline personality disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 41(6), 505-512.

Non-BPD Populations

Wilks, C. R., Valenstien-Mah H., Tran, H., King, A., Lungu, A., & Linehan, M. M., (in press). Dialectical behavior therapy skills for family members: Initial feasibility and outcomes. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice.

*Ward-Ciesielski, E.F., Jones, C.B., Wielgus, M.D., Wilks, C.R., Linehan, M.M. (2016) Single-session dialectical behavior therapy skills training versus relaxation training for non-treatment-engaged suicidal adults: a randomized controlled trial BMC Psychology 4:13 DOI 10.1186/s40359-016-0117-4

*Neacsiu, A. D., Eberle, J. W., Kramer, R., Wiesmann, T., & Linehan, M. M. (2014). Dialectical behavior therapy skills for transdiagnostic emotion dysregulation: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 59, 40-51.

Ward-Ciesielski, E. F. (2013). An open pilot feasibility study of a brief dialectical behavior therapy skills-based intervention for suicidal individuals. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 43(3), 324-335.

DBT Mechanisms and Predictors of Outcome

Bedics, J. D., Atkins, D. C., Harned, M. S., & Linehan, M. M. (2015). The therapeutic alliance as a predictor of outcome in dialectical behavior therapy versus nonbehavioral psychotherapy by experts for borderline personality disorder. Psychotherapy. Mar; 52(1):67-77.

*Neacsiu, A. D., Rizvi, S. L., Linehan, M. M. (2010). Dialectical behavior therapy skills use as a mediator and outcome of treatment for borderline personality disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 832-839.

*Lindenboim, N., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2007). Skills practice in dialectical behavior therapy for suicidal borderline women. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 14(2), 147-156.

Basic Research on BPD and Suicide

Salsman, N. L., & Linehan, M. M. (2012). An investigation of the relationships among negative affect, difficulties in emotion regulation, and features of borderline personality disorder. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 34(2), 260-267.

Smoski, M. J., Salsman, N., Wang, L., Smith, V., Lynch, T. R., Dager, S., LaBar, K. S., & Linehan, M. M. (2011). Functional imaging of emotion reactivity in opiate-dependent borderline personality disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/a0022228

Harned, M. S., Rizvi, S. L., & Linehan, M. M. (2010). The impact of co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder on suicidal women with borderline personality disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 167(10), 1210-1217.

*Kuo, J. R., & Linehan, M. M. (2009). Disentangling emotion processes in borderline personality disorder: Physiological and self-reported assessment of biological vulnerability, baseline intensity, and reactivity to emotionally evocative stimuli. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 118(3), 531–544.

Chapman, A. L., Derbidge, C. M., Cooney, E., Hong, P. Y., & Linehan, M. M. (2009). Temperament as a prospective predictor of self-injury among patients with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorder, 23(2), 122-140.

Berking, M., Neacsiu, A., Comtois, K. A., & Linehan, M. M. (2009). The impact of experiential avoidance on the reduction of depression in treatment for borderline personality disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(8), 663-670.

*Brown, M. Z., Linehan, M. M., Comtois, K. A., Murray, A., & Chapman, A. L. (2009). Shame as a prospective predictor of self-inflicted injury in borderline personality disorder: A multi-modal analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 47(10), 815-22.

*Welch, S. S., Linehan, M. M., Sylvers, P., Chittams, J., & Rizvi, S. L. (2008). Emotional responses to self-injury imagery among adults with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(1), 45-51.

Reynolds, S. K., Lindenboim, N., Comtois, K. A., Murray, A., & Linehan, M. M. (2006). Risky assessments: Participant suicidality and distress associated with research assessments in a treatment study of suicidal behavior. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 36(1), 19-34.

Brown, M., Linehan, M. M., & Comtois, K. (2002). Reasons for suicide attempts and non-suicidal self-injury in women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111(1), 198-202.

Wagner, A. W., & Linehan, M. M. (1999). Recognition of facial expressions of emotion ability among women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 13(4), 329-344.

Wagner, A.W., & Linehan, M. M. (1994). Relationship between childhood sexual abuse and topography of parasuicide among women with borderline personality disorder. Journal of Personality Disorders, 8(1), 1-9.

Measure Development and Psychometric Research

Neacsiu, A. D., Rizvi, S. L., Vitaliano, P. P., Lynch, T. R., & Linehan, M. M. (2010). The dialectical behavior therapy ways of coping checklist (DBT-WCCL): Development and psychometric properties. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 66(6), 1-20.

Linehan, M. M., Comtois, K. A., Brown, M. Z., Heard, H. L., & Wagner, A. (2006). Suicide attempt self-injury interview (SASII): Development, reliability, and validity of a scale to assess suicide attempts and intentional self-injury. Psychological Assessment, 18(3), 303-312.

Linehan, M. M., Cochran, B. N., Mar, C. M., Levensky, E. R., & Comtois, K. A. (2000). Therapeutic burnout among borderline personality disordered clients and their therapists: Development and evaluation of two adaptations of the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Cognitive Behavioral Practice, 8(3), 329-337.

Ivanoff, A., Jang, S. J., Smyth, N. J., & Linehan, M. M. (1994). Fewer reasons for staying alive when you are thinking of killing yourself: The brief reasons for living inventory. Journal of Psychopathology & Behavioral Assessment, 16, 1-13.

Linehan, M. M., Goodstein, J. L., Nielsen, S. L., & Chiles, J. A. (1983). Reasons for staying alive when you’re thinking of killing yourself: The reasons for living inventory. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 51(2), 276-286.

* Graduate student master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation