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Psychological Intervention Model Paper
A Cognitive Approach in treating Borderline Personality Disorder

PSYCHOLOGY 443/2
Research paper
Psychological Intervention Models
Dr. Joe Beltempo, Ph.D

Mariana Kaplun
November 6th, 2013
Concordia University

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is one of the most complicated disorders that a therapist has to face in his career. Much research has been done regarding treatments, but not many have been promising. In some instances, results were even deteriorative to the patient (Verheul et al., 2003). Research around several cognitive treatments has found contradicting results amongst mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, manual assisted cognitive treatment, cognitive-analytic therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, and STEPPS group treatment. The Diagnostic and
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