interpersonal psychotherapy


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interpersonal psychotherapy

Psychiatry A semistructured treatment in which the Pt is educated about depression and depressive Sx, and the Pt's relation to the environment, especially social functioning; unlike traditional psychotherapy, IP focuses on the present tense and not on underlying personality structures. Cf Family therapy, Group therapy.
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The clinical conduct of interpersonal psychotherapy.
Interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents (IPT-A) was developed to fill gaps in theoretical and empirical information available for the treatment of adolescent depression.
Depressed outpatients: results one year after treatment with drugs and /or interpersonal psychotherapy.
Randomized, controlled trials cannot truly document the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy, for instance.
The authors compared the efficacy of STPP with other forms of psychotherapy (mostly CBT, but also group interpersonal psychotherapy, brief supportive therapy, routine primary care, drug counselling, and brief adaptive psychotherapy); only two of the included studies had group sizes of more than 70 participants per treatment group.
Participants received either cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) in individual sessions during the 12-week project.
This volume presents a comprehensive, step-by-step guide to interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A).
say their study is the first to compare interpersonal psychotherapy with cognitive behavior therapy.
Psychotherapy for Depression in Older Adults explains how to assess and treat depression using cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and problem-solving therapy.
A multicenter comparison of cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for bulimia nervosa.
At this workshop it was, however, also mentioned that registrars should have some knowledge about interpersonal psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, family therapy and trauma counselling.

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