(PST) is an intervention that can reduce depressive symptoms in nonstroke populations (Mynors-Wallis, Gath, Day, & Baker, 2000).
for depression: Theory, research, and clinical guidelines.
appeared to produce the greatest reductions in parasuicide among participants compared to standard care controls; however, the reductions found were not statistically significant.
Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults explains how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy
was talk based, with the subject and the clinician collaborating to identify problems and focus on solving them with a structured approach.
This is a population for whom problem-solving therapy
has proved to be quite effective, the psychiatrist noted.
Within three months of their stroke, 43 patients were randomly assigned to take 5 to 10 milligrams of escitalopram daily, 45 to take a placebo daily and 41 to participate in a problem-solving therapy
program developed for treating patients with depression.
and Scotland contribute ten chapters to a practical, evidence-based resource text explaining how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy
They describe offenders' lack of problem-solving skills and how to implement problem-solving therapy
The group that received problem-solving therapy
also showed a significant advantage in terms of improvement in disability, measured using the 12-item WHO Disability Assessment Schedule II (Arch.
(PST) is part of psychology's trend away from psychopathology to positive aspects of coping with life.
The main form of treatment used in COPES, known as problem-solving therapy
, can be delivered over the phone or on the Internet, making it amenable to ongoing, periodic, low-cost maintenance therapy sessions.