What is Mentalization Based Therapy?

Category: Psychotherapy

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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
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mentalization Based Therapy

Side effect Patients
Aggressive behavior 1
Agitation 1
Agitation with irritability 1
Dissociation 1
Feeling hopeful 1
Feelings of hopelessness 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Mentalization Based Therapy

Dosage Patients
weekly 1

Duration

Currently going to Mentalization Based Therapy

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 1
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