Alec L. Miller, Jill H. Rathus and Marsha M. Linehan
The Guilford Press
346 pages, $40.
An exhaustive and practical presentation of the techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), a psychosocial treatment for patients with borderline personality disorders that is applicable to individuals with other diagnoses. The book outlines key risk factors for suicidal behavior in youths, discusses how to assess suicidal behavior in teens and presents an in-depth overview of DBT. Exercises, lecture notes and handouts help make this an excellent handbook for mental health practitioners. (800) 365-7006, http://www.guilford.com.