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