interpersonal therapy


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interpersonal therapy

A form of brief psychotherapy (typically lasting 20 sessions or less) in which patients explore the stresses of interpersonal relationships and how those stresses impact their attitudes and coping abilities.
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The effects were strongest for cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal therapy as interventions.
Autonomous and controlled motivation for interpersonal therapy for depression: Between-therapists and within-therapist effects.
In interpersonal therapy, teens focus on restoring relationships between themselves, family and friends.
* Interpersonal therapy, which focuses on improving your communication with family and friends as a way to improve your mental outlook.
They also noted that nonpharmacologic interventions have proven beneficial and that, specifically, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, and problem-solving therapy have been linked to moderate to large improvements in depressive symptoms.
Her particular strengths are psychopharmacology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal therapy.
2) Interpersonal therapy focuses on how the patient is affected by his relationship with other people.
As the editors highlight, this volume is not intended to endorse a single theoretical orientation, but it focuses on providing information about the most current therapeutic models (e.g., interpersonal therapy) as well as imparting insights into more traditional approaches (e.g., dynamic therapies) to therapy.
"Psychotherapy is becoming less accessible in the United States as it is being enthusiastically embraced in developing countries hurt by H IV, natural disasters, wars or political strif," says Weissman, codeveloper of a brief form of psychotherapy called interpersonal therapy.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy (IPT) have been shown to be effective in the treatment of adolescent depression, [4,8,9] but treatment with antidepressants, primarily selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), is the most common method of treating childhood and adolescent depression.
--It contained applications of the program of Behavioral Activation, Cognitive Therapy for Depression, or Interpersonal Therapy for Depression, which faithfully followed the corresponding manuals in format and components.

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