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Is Mentalization-based Therapy Effective in Treating the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder? A Systematic Review

About the Course:

Mentalization-based therapy (MBT) is increasingly being considered as a treatment for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD), and a systematic review was required to investigate its effectiveness. MBT was found to be equally as effective or superior to well-established comparison treatments of BPD, however, the majority of studies were of unsatisfying quality. 

This course is based on the article, Is mentalization-based therapy effective in treating the symptoms of borderline personality disorder? A systematic review created by Katharina Sophie Vogt, PhD. et al. in December of 2019.

Publication Date:

Psychol Psychother. 2019 Dec;92(4):441-464.  Dec 2019

Course Material Authors

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Katharina Sophie Vogt, PhD.
Dr. Voght is a Lecturer in Health Psychology at the University of Huddersfield. She is a mixed-methods psychologist, with a PhD in Health Psychology/Medicine from the University of Sheffield. Her main research interests are decision-making (especially in the context of life-limiting, life-threatening illness and rare disease), women’s health, health literacy and alcohol use. She has published multiple articles in peer reviewed journals.
Paul Norman, PhD.
Paul Norman is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Sheffield, UK. Dr. Norman's main areas of research focus on (i) the application of social cognition models to the prediction of health behavior and (ii) cognitive adaptation to serious illness. He has had multiple articles published in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

Hana Kuc, LMHC, NCC, CASAC
Hana Kuc is a Licensed Mental Heath counselor and a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor who has been working in the field for 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor, therapist, educator and director. Hana has specialized in working with clients on medication assisted treatment, who are in recovery from opiates, and are also diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Review prior research on effectiveness of MBT in individuals with BPD, and describe the purpose of the study.
  2. Discuss the study methods, selection criteria and the measures used.
  3. Summarize the results, strengths and limitations of the studies reviewed and future directions.

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Course Number 102965
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