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Table 1 Module content of DBT-ST programme

From: Dialectical behaviour therapy skills reconsidered: applying skills training to emotionally dysregulated individuals who do not engage in suicidal and self-harming behaviours

ModuleContent
1Two mindfulness and six distress tolerance skills training sessions
2Two mindfulness and seven emotion regulation skills training sessionsa
3Two mindfulness and five interpersonal effectiveness skills training sessions
  1. aAt the outset of this study, all three modules were eight weeks in duration in line with standard DBT treatment recommendations [17]. However, following a published revision of the skills manual and consultation with the treatment developer (Prof. Marsha Linehan) in 2015, an additional emotion regulation session was added to module two and an interpersonal effectiveness session was removed from module three, resulting in 9 week and 7 week long modules respectively