Total CE Credit Hours: 1
Course Info URL: https://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102975
About the Course:
No empirically proven treatments are currently available for individuals with antisocial personality disorder (ASPD). The authors describe the potential benefits of teaching patients mentalization – the ability to recognize and understand the mental states of oneself and others. Patients with comorbid ASPD or borderline personality disorder participating in mentalization-based therapy (MBT) were compared with a control group receiving standard treatment. The MBT group showed greater reductions in ASPD-related behaviors such as aggression and paranoia, as well as improvements in negative mood, social adjustment, and general psychiatric symptoms.
This course is based on the article, Teaching Mental Awareness: New Treatment Approach for Personality Disorder created by Anthony Bateman MA, FRCPsych et al. in 2016.
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Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the need for an empirically based treatment for antisocial personality disorder
- Describe the mentalization model of antisocial personality disorder
- Summarize the functional benefits shown in a diverse population of patients who received mentalization-based treatment (MBT)
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