Meta-Analyses and Systematic Reviews

Systematic reviews provide a comprehensive review of the literature based on systematic searches of relevant research databases.

Meta-analyses combine data from multiple studies to evaluate treatment effects across studies.

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DBT Systematic Reviews

*Listed in reverse chronological order

McNair, L, Woodrow, C, Hare, D. (2016). Dialectical behaviour therapy [DBT] with people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review and narrative analysis. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities.

Valentine SE, Bankoff SM, Poulin RM, Reidler EB, Pantalone DW (2015). The use of dialectical behavior therapy skills training as stand-alone treatment: a systematic review of the treatment outcome literature. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 1-20.

Bankoff, SM, Karpel, MG, Forbes, HE, Pantalone, DW (2012). A systematic review of dialectical behavior therapy for the treatment of eating disorders. Eating Disorders, 20, 196-215.

Bloom, JM, Woodward, EN, Susmaras, T, Pantalone, DW (2012). Use of dialectical behavior therapy in inpatient treatment of borderline personality disorder: A systematic review. Psychiatric Services, 63, 881-888.

Brazier, JE, Tumur, I, Holmes, M, Ferriter, M, Parry, G, Dent-Brown, K, & Paisley, S. (2006). Psychological therapies including dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder: a systematic review and preliminary economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment, 10, 1-117.

DBT Meta-Analyses

*Listed in reverse chronological order

Stoffers, JM, Vollm, BA, Rucker, G., Timmer, A, Huband, N, Lieb, K (2012). Psychological therapies for borderline personality disorder. Cochrane Database Systematic Review, August 15;8:CD005652.

Kliem, S., Kröger, C., & Kosfelder, J. (2010). Dialectical behavior therapy for borderline personality disorder: a meta-analysis using mixed-effects modeling. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 78(6), 936.

Tarrier, N., Taylor, K., & Gooding, P. (2008). Cognitive-behavioral interventions to reduce suicide behavior a systematic review and meta-analysis. Behavior Modification, 32, 77-108.

Öst, LG. (2008). Efficacy of the third wave of behavioral therapies: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 46, 296-321.