Francesca Payne

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I am currently working in a Specialist Community Mental Health Team for Older People (SMHTOP) where I have been in post since March 2020. I previously worked in an acquired brain injury unit, an acute neuropsychological assessment service, and in a men’s prison within the in-reach IAPT service. I have special interests in differential dementia assessment/neuropsychological assessment of dementia and personality disorder.


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DBT for BPD: how can benefits be maintained long-term?

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Dafni Katsampa and Francesca Payne summarise a qualitative study from the Republic of Ireland, which explores the long-term benefits of dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) for people diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD).

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