Behavioral Research & Therapy Clinics

Marsha 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.