Identify the defense mechanisms Clare is using, and second, discuss the various dialectical behavioral activities that can be utilized with Clare.

Before you answer this week’s discussion, please access the following article and review the information provided. Choose “read full text” option:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321685070_A_Case_Study_of_Dialectical_Behavior_Therapy_for_Borderline_Personality_Disorder
After reading the article, answer the following:
Clare is brought to the ER after slashing her wrist with a razor. She had previously been in the ER for drug overdose and has history of addictions. She can be sarcastic, belittling and aggressive to those who try to care for her. She has a history of difficulty with interpersonal relationships at her job. Clare is diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Identify the defense mechanisms Clare is using, and second, discuss the various dialectical behavioral activities that can be utilized with Clare.

A minimum of 2 references are required. Evidence Based practice articles within the last 5 years.

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