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Marsha M. Linehan

Date of birth
May 05, 1943
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Date of death
December 31, 1969
Bio

This American psychologist developed the dialectical behavior therapy method for the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. Early in her life she herself may have suffered from borderline personality disorder misdiagnosed as schizophrenia, admitted to a psychiatric hospital and treated with drugs and electroconvulsive therapy.

Credit

Portrait courtesy Dr. Linehan

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