What is Mentalization Based Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy


Mentalization based therapy (MBT) is a specific type of psychodynamically-oriented psychotherapy designed to help people with borderline personality disorder (BPD). Its focus is helping people to differentiate and separate out their own thoughts and feelings from those around them.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mentalization Based Therapy

Side effect Patients Percentage
Aggressive behavior 1
Agitation 1
Agitation with irritability 1
Dissociation 1
Feelings of hopelessness 1
Intrusive thoughts images or impulses 1

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