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Qualitative Research on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: A Reference List

Last updated: October 13, 2020
Project Number: RA1144-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Non-Pharma Mental Health Intervention
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What evidence is available on the perspectives and experiences of people with borderline personality disorder, their family and friends, and those involved in their lives and their care, on accessing and receiving treatment for their conditions?
  2. What evidence is available on the perspectives and experiences of people with borderline personality disorder, their family and friends, and those involved in their lives and their care, on engaging with dialectical behaviour therapy for the treatment of their condition?

Key Message

​Twenty-one primary qualitative studies, one mixed-method study, and three qualitative meta-syntheses addressed the experiences of people with borderline personality disorder, their family and friends, and those involved in their lives and their care, on accessing and receiving treatment for their conditions.

Five primary qualitative studies and one mixed-method study addressed the experiences of people with borderline personality disorder and those involved in their care on engaging with dialectical behaviour therapy for the treatment of their condition.