Dr. Linehan’s Publications

Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior therapy

Research Mono­graphs

  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for treat­ment of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: impli­ca­tions for the treat­ment of sub­stance abuse.Line­han MM NIDA Research Mono­graph, 1993; 137: 201 16.
  • Com­bin­ing phar­ma­cother­apy with psy­chother­apy for sub­stance abusers with bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: strate­gies for enhanc­ing com­pli­ance. Line­han MM NIDA Research Mono­graph, 1995; 150: 129–42.

Jour­nal Articles

Dialec­ti­cal

  • Self ver­i­fi­ca­tion and drug abusers: Impli­ca­tions for treat­ment.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Psy­cho­log­i­cal Sci­ence, 1997 May; Vol 8(3): 181 183.
  • The role of super­vi­sion in dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy. Waltz, J; Fruzetti, A; & Line­han, Mar­sha M. The Clin­i­cal Super­vi­sor, 1998, Vol 17, 101–113.
  • An illus­tra­tion of dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy. Line­han, Mar­sha M. In ses­sion: Psy­chother­apy in Prac­tice, 1998, Vol 4, 21–44.
  • The rea­sons for liv­ing inven­tory for ado­les­cents (RFL0A):Devel­op­ment and psy­cho­me­t­ric properties
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy adapted for sui­ci­dal ado­les­cents.Miller, A; Rathus, JH; Line­han, Mar­sha M; Wetxler, S; & Leight, E. Jour­nal of Prac­ti­cal Psy­chi­a­try & Behav­ioral Health, 1997; Vol 3: 78–86.
  • The­ory and treat­ment devel­op­ment and eval­u­a­tion: Reflec­tions on Benjamin’s “mod­els for treat­ment.“Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­ders, 1997 Win; Vol 11(4): 325 335.
  • The Brief Rea­sons for Liv­ing Inven­tory for Ado­les­cents (BRFL A).Osman A; Kop­per BA; Bar­rios FX; Osman JR; Besett T; Line­han MM Jour­nal of Abnor­mal Child Psy­chol­ogy, 1996 Aug; 24(4): 433 43.
  • Inter­per­sonal and emo­tional prob­lem solv­ing skills and para­sui­cide among women with bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Kehrer, Con­stance A.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­ders, 1996 Sum; Vol 10(2): 153–163.
  • A bor­der­line dilemma.Rosen P; Walsh B; Stone MH; Line­han MM Sui­cide and Life Threat­en­ing Behav­ior 1994 Sum­mer; 24(2): 192 3; dis­cus­sion 193 8.
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy: An inte­gra­tive approach to the treat­ment of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Heard, Heidi L.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Psy­chother­apy Inte­gra­tion, 1994 Mar; Vol 4(1): 55 82.
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: The­o­ret­i­cal and empir­i­cal foun­da­tions.Shearin, Edward N.; Line­han, M. M. Acta Psy­chi­atrica Scan­di­nav­ica, 1994; Vol 89(379, Suppl): 61 68.
  • Fewer rea­sons for stay­ing alive when you are think­ing of killing your­self: The Brief Rea­sons for Liv­ing Inven­tory.Ivanoff, Andre; Jang, Sung Joon; Smyth, Nancy J.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Psy­chopathol­ogy and Behav­ioral Assess­ment, 1994 Mar; Vol 16(1): 1 13.
  • Inter­per­sonal out­come of cog­ni­tive behav­ioral treat­ment for chron­i­cally sui­ci­dal bor­der­line patients.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Tutek, Dar­ren A.; Heard, Heidi L.; Arm­strong, Hubert E. Amer­i­can Jour­nal of Psy­chi­a­try, 1994 Dec; Vol 151(12): 1771 1776.
  • “Nat­u­ral­is­tic fol­low up of a behav­ioral treat­ment for chron­i­cally para­sui­ci­dal bor­der­line patients”: Erra­tum.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Heard, Heidi L.; Arm­strong, Hubert E. Archives of Gen­eral Psy­chi­a­try, 1994 May; Vol 51(5): 422.
  • Rela­tion­ship between child­hood sex­ual abuse and topog­ra­phy of para­sui­cide among women with bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Wag­ner, Amy W.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­ders, 1994 Spr; Vol 8(1): 1–9.
  • “Impact of treat­ment acces­si­bil­ity on clin­i­cal course of para­sui­ci­dal patients”: Reply. Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Heard, Heidi L.
    Archives of Gen­eral Psy­chi­a­try, 1993 Feb; Vol 50(2): 157–158.
  • Nat­u­ral­is­tic fol­low up of a behav­ioral treat­ment for chron­i­cally para­sui­ci­dal bor­der­line patients.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Heard, Heidi L.; Arm­strong, Hubert E. Archives of Gen­eral Psy­chi­a­try, 1993 Dec; Vol 50(12): 971–974.
  • Patient-therapist rat­ings and rela­tion­ship to progress in dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Shearin, Edward N.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Behav­ior Ther­apy, 1992 Fal; Vol 23(4): 730–741.
  • Pre­dic­tion of sui­cide intent in hos­pi­tal­ized para­sui­cides: Rea­sons for liv­ing, hope­less­ness, and depres­sion.Strosahl, Kirk; Chiles, John A.; Line­han, Mar­sha Com­pre­hen­sive Psy­chi­a­try, 1992 Nov Dec; Vol 33(6): 366–373.
  • New devel­op­ments in the under­stand­ing and treat­ment of sui­ci­dal behav­iour. MacLeod, Andrew K.; Williams, J. Mark; Line­han, Mar­sha M.
    Behav­ioural Psy­chother­apy, 1992; Vol 20(3):193–218.
  • Cog­ni­tive behav­ioral treat­ment of chron­i­cally para­sui­ci­dal bor­der­line patients.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Arm­strong, Hubert E.; Suarez, Ale­jan­dra; All­mon, Dou­glas; et al Archives of Gen­eral Psy­chi­a­try, 1991 Dec; Vol 48(12): 1060–1064.
  • Instruc­tions and expe­ri­en­tial feed­back in the treat­ment of social skills deficits in adults.Rosen­farb, Irwin S.; Hayes, Steven C.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Psy­chother­apy, 1989 Sum; Vol 26(2): 242–251.
  • Per­spec­tives on the inter­per­sonal rela­tion­ship in behav­ior ther­apy.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Inte­gra­tive and Eclec­tic Psy­chother­apy, 1988 Fal; Vol 7(3): 278–290.
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ioral ther­apy: A cog­ni­tive behav­ioral approach to para­sui­cide.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­ders, 1987 Win; Vol 1(4): 328–333.
  • Dialec­ti­cal Behav­ior Ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: The­ory and method.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Bul­letin of the Men­ninger Clinic, 1987 May; Vol 51(3): 261–276.
  • Inter­per­sonal prob­lem solv­ing and para­sui­cide.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Camper, Paul; Chiles, John A.; Strosahl,Kirk; et al Cog­ni­tive Ther­apy and Research, 1987 Feb; Vol 11(1): 1–12.
  • Pre­sent­ing prob­lems of para­sui­cides ver­sus sui­cide ideators and non­sui­ci­dal psy­chi­atric patients.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Chiles, John A.; Egan, Kelly J.; Devine, Roberta H.; et al Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1986 Dec; Vol 54(6): 880–881.
  • Sui­ci­dal peo­ple. One pop­u­la­tion or two? Line­han MM
    Annals of the New York Acad­emy of Sci­ences, 1986; 487: 16–33.
  • The 24 hours before hos­pi­tal­iza­tion: fac­tors related to sui­cide attempt­ing. Chiles JA; Strosahl K; Cow­den L; Gra­ham R; Line­han M
    Sui­cide and Life Threat­en­ing Behav­ior, 1986 Fall; 16(3): 335–42.
  • Mod­el­ing effects on sui­ci­dal behav­ior.Chiles, John A.; Strosahl, Kirk D.; McMur­tray, Linda; Line­han, Mar­sha M. Jour­nal of Ner­vous and Men­tal Dis­ease, 1985 Aug; Vol 173(8): 477–481.
  • Will the real social desir­abil­ity please stand up? Hope­less­ness, depres­sion, social desir­abil­ity, and the pre­dic­tion of sui­ci­dal behav­ior. Strosahl, Kirk D.; Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Chiles, John A.
    Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1984 Jun; Vol 52(3): 449–457.
  • The com­po­nents of asser­tion: Fac­tor analy­sis of a mul­ti­method assess­ment bat­tery. Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Walker, Robert O.
    British Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1983 Nov; Vol 22(4): 277–281.
  • The Par­ent Affect Test: Devel­op­ment, valid­ity, and reli­a­bil­ity. Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Paul, Elise; Egan, Kelly J.
    Jour­nal of Clin­i­cal Child Psy­chol­ogy, 1983 Sum; Vol 12(2): 161–166.
  • Rea­sons for stay­ing alive when you are think­ing of killing your­self: The Rea­sons for Liv­ing Inven­tory.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Good­stein, Judith L.; Nielsen, Ste­van L.; Chiles, John A. Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1983 Apr; Vol 51(2): 276–286.
  • Social desir­abil­ity: Its rel­e­vance to the mea­sure­ment of hope­less­ness and sui­ci­dal behav­ior.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Nielsen, Ste­van L. Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1983 Feb; Vol 51(1): 141–143.
  • Sui­ci­dal behav­iors among clients at an out­pa­tient psy­chol­ogy clinic ver­sus the gen­eral pop­u­la­tion. Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Laf­faw, Julie A.
    Sui­cide and Life Threat­en­ing Behav­ior, 1982 Win; Vol 12(4): 234–239.
  • Assess­ment of sui­cide ideation and para­sui­cide: Hope­less­ness and social desir­abil­ity.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Nielsen, Ste­van L. Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1981 Oct; Vol 49(5): 773–775.
  • Asser­tion ther­apy: Skill train­ing or cog­ni­tive restruc­tur­ing.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Gold­fried, Mar­vin R.; Gold­fried, Anita P. Behav­ior Ther­apy, 1979 Jun; Vol 10(3): 372–388.
  • Group ver­sus indi­vid­ual asser­tion train­ing.Line­han, Mar­sha M; et al Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1979 Oct; Vol 47(5): 1000–1002.
  • Reduc­tion of test anx­i­ety through cog­ni­tive restruc­tur­ing.Gold­fried, Mar­vin R.; Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Smith, Jean L. Jour­nal of Con­sult­ing and Clin­i­cal Psy­chol­ogy, 1978 Feb; Vol 46(1): 32–39.
  • Sui­cide and attempted sui­cide: Study of per­ceived sex dif­fer­ences.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Per­cep­tual and Motor Skills, 1973 Aug; Vol. 37(1): 31–34.
  • Sex dif­fer­ences in sui­cide and attempted sui­cide: A study of dif­fer­en­tial social accept­abil­ity and expec­ta­tions.Line­han, Mar­sha M. Dis­ser­ta­tion Abstracts Inter­na­tional, 1971 Nov; Vol. 32(5 B): 3036.
  • Toward a the­ory of sex dif­fer­ences in sui­ci­dal behav­ior. Line­han, Mar­sha M. Cri­sis Inter­ven­tion, 1971; Vol. 3(4): 93–101.

Books and Manuals:

  1. Line­han, M. M., & Egan, K. J. (1983). Suc­ceed­ing Socially. Lon­don: Life­cy­cle Publications.Also pub­lished as: (1985) Assert­ing Your­self. New York: Facts On File Publications.Translated into Ger­man as: (1985) Sich durch­set­zen! Munich, West Ger­many: Ehren­wirth Beratungsbuch.
  2. Line­han, M. M. (1993). Cog­ni­tive Behav­ioral Treat­mentof Bor­der­line Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­der. New York: Guil­ford Press.
  3. Line­han, M. M. (1993).                                                                                  Skills Train­ing Man­ual for Treat­ing Bor­der­line Per­son­al­ity Dis­or­der.               New York: Guil­ford Press.

Mar­sha Linehan’s books on dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy were both ranked #1 in influ­ence among 2,459 psy­chother­a­pists in a web-based sur­vey.  The sur­vey was reported in:

Cook, J.M., Biyanova, T., & Coyne, J. 2009 Influ­en­tial psy­chother­apy fig­ures, authors, and books: an inter­net sur­vey of over 2,000 psy­chother­a­pists. Psy­chother­apy The­ory, Research, Prac­tice, Train­ing, Vol. 46, No. 1, 42–51.New York: Guil­ford Press

Book Chap­ters:

  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy in groups: Treat­ing bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­ders and sui­ci­dal behav­ior.Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Brody, Claire M. (Ed); et al. (1987). Women’s ther­apy groups: Par­a­digms of fem­i­nist treat­ment. Springer series: Focus on women, Vol. 10. (pp. 145 162). New York, NY, USA: Springer Pub­lish­ing Co, Inc. xxviii, 260 pp.
  • Lethal stress: A social behav­ioral model of sui­ci­dal behav­ior.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Shearin, Edward N. appear­ing in Fisher, Shirley (Ed); Rea­son, James (Ed); et al. (1988). Hand­book of life stress, cog­ni­tion and health. (pp. 265 285). Chich­ester, Eng­land UK: John Wiley & Sons. xxxiii, 750 pp.
  • Behav­ioral treat­ments of sui­ci­dal behav­ior: Def­i­n­i­tional obfus­ca­tion and treat­ment out­comes.Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Stoff, David M. (Ed); Mann, J. John (Ed); et al. (1997). The neu­ro­bi­ol­ogy of sui­cide: From the bench to the clinic. (pp. 302–328). New York, NY, USA: New York Acad­emy of Sci­ences. 365 pp.
  • Bioso­cial per­spec­tive on the rela­tion­ship of child­hood sex­ual abuse, sui­ci­dal behav­ior, and bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Wag­ner, Amy W.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Zanarini, Mary C. (Ed); et al. (1997). Role of sex­ual abuse in the eti­ol­ogy of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der. Progress in psy­chi­a­try, No. 49. (pp. 203 223). Wash­ing­ton, DC, USA: Amer­i­can Psy­chi­atric Press, Inc. xii, 247 pp.
  • Case for­mu­la­tion in dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Koerner, Kelly; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Eells, Tracy D. (Ed); et al. (1997). Hand­book of psy­chother­apy case for­mu­la­tion. (pp. 340 367). New York, NY, USA: The Guil­ford Press. xvi, 442 pp.
  • Super­vi­sion in dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy.Fruzzetti, Alan E.; Waltz, Jen­nifer A.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Watkins, C. Edward Jr. (Ed); et al. (1997). Hand­book of psy­chother­apy super­vi­sion. (pp. 84 100). New York, NY, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. xviii, 651 pp.
  • Val­i­da­tion and psy­chother­apy.Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Bohart, Arthur C. (Ed); Green­berg, Leslie S. (Ed); et al. (1997). Empa­thy recon­sid­ered: New direc­tions in psy­chother­apy. (pp. 353 392). Wash­ing­ton, DC, USA: Amer­i­can Psy­cho­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. xv, 477 pp.
  • The dialec­tics of effec­tive treat­ment of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Schmidt, Henry III appear­ing in O’Donohue, William T. (Ed); Kras­ner, Leonard (Ed); et al. (1995). The­o­ries of behav­ior ther­apy — Explor­ing behav­ior change. (pp. 553 584). Wash­ing­ton, DC, USA: Amer­i­can Psy­cho­log­i­cal Asso­ci­a­tion. xix, 753 pp.
  • A cog­ni­tive behav­ioral model of super­vi­sion with indi­vid­ual and group com­po­nents.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; McGhee, Deb­bie E. appear­ing in Greben, Stan­ley E. (Ed); Ruskin, Ronald (Ed); et al. (1994). Clin­i­cal per­spec­tives on psy­chother­apy super­vi­sion. (pp. 165 188). Wash­ing­ton, DC, USA: Amer­i­can Psy­chi­atric Press, Inc. xii, 273 pp.
  • Bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der. Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Kehrer, Con­stance A. appear­ing in Bar­low, David H. (Ed); et al. (1993).
    Clin­i­cal hand­book of psy­cho­log­i­cal dis­or­ders: A step by step treat­ment man­ual (2nd ed.). (pp. 396 441). New York, NY, USA: Guil­ford Press. x, 534 pp.
  • Com­par­a­tive treat­ments for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: The­ory and research.Tutek, Dar­ren A.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Giles, Thomas R. (Ed); et al. (1993). Hand­book of effec­tive psy­chother­apy. Plenum behav­ior ther­apy series.(pp. 355 378). New York, NY, USA: Plenum Press. xvii, 505 pp.
  • Per­son­al­ity dis­or­ders.Was­son, Eliz­a­beth J.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Bel­lack, Alan S. (Ed); Hersen, Michel (Ed); et al. (1993). Hand­book of behav­ior ther­apy in the psy­chi­atric set­ting. Crit­i­cal issues in psy­chi­a­try. (pp. 329 353). New York, NY, USA: Plenum Press. xv, 656 pp.
  • Prob­lems of self and bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: A dialec­ti­cal behav­ioral analy­sis. Heard, Heidi L.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Segal, Zin­del V. (Ed); Blatt, Sid­ney Jules (Ed); et al. (1993). The self in emo­tional dis­tress: Cog­ni­tive and psy­cho­dy­namic perspectives.(pp. 301 333).
    New York, NY, USA: Guil­ford Press. xiii, 386 pp.
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Heard, Heidi L. appear­ing in Clarkin, John F. (Ed); Marziali, Elsa (Ed); et al. (1992). Bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: Clin­i­cal and empir­i­cal per­spec­tives. The Guil­ford per­son­al­ity dis­or­ders series. (pp. 248 267). New York, NY, USA: Guil­ford Press. xii, 352 pp.
  • Inte­gra­tive ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy.Koerner, Kelly; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Nor­cross, John C. (Ed); Gold­fried, Mar­vin R. (Ed); et al. (1992). Hand­book of psy­chother­apy inte­gra­tion. (pp. 433 459). New York, NY, USA: Basic­books, Inc. xx, 635 pp.
  • Bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der.Pol­lack, William Shel­ley; Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Was­son, Eliz­a­beth J.; Buysse, Daniel J.; Nathan, R. Swami; Soloff, Paul H. appear­ing in Bel­lack, Alan S. (Ed); Hersen, Michel (Ed); et al. (1990). Hand­book of com­par­a­tive treat­ments for adult dis­or­ders. Wiley series on per­son­al­ity processes. (pp. 393 460). New York, NY, USA: John Wiley & Sons. xvi, 556 pp.
  • Dialec­tics and behav­ior ther­apy: A meta­para­dox­i­cal approach to the treat­ment of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der. Shearin, Edward N.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Ascher, L. Michael (Ed); et al. (1989).
    Ther­a­peu­tic para­dox. (pp. 255 288). New York, NY, USA: Guil­ford Press. xii, 385 pp.
  • Dialec­ti­cal behav­ior ther­apy for bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der: Prac­ti­cal guide­lines.Line­han, Mar­sha M.; Miller, Mar­ian L.; Addis, Michael E. appear­ing in Keller, Peter A. (Ed); Hey­man, Steven R. (Ed); et al. (1989). Inno­va­tions in clin­i­cal prac­tice: A source book, Vol. 8. (pp. 43 54). Sara­sota, FL, USA: Pro­fes­sional Resource Exchange, Inc. x, 468 pp.
  • Group treat­ment for the home­less and chronic alco­holic woman.Gra­ham, Bar­bara J.; Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Brody, Claire M. (Ed); et al. (1987). Women’s ther­apy groups: Par­a­digms of fem­i­nist treat­ment. Springer series: Focus on women, Vol. 10. (pp. 177 197). New York, NY, USA: Springer Pub­lish­ing Co, Inc. xxviii, 260 pp.
  • Behav­ior ther­apy, dialec­tics, and the treat­ment of bor­der­line per­son­al­ity dis­or­der. Line­han, Mar­sha M. appear­ing in Sil­ver, Daniel (Ed); Rosen­bluth, Michael (Ed); et al. (1992). Hand­book of bor­der­line dis­or­ders. (pp. 415 434). Madi­son, CT, USA: Inter­na­tional Uni­ver­si­ties Press, Inc. xxiii, 744 pp.