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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Klerman, The guide to interpersonal psychotherapy: updated and expanded edition, Oxford University Press, New York, USA, 2017.
The following terms were used to find the eligible trials: cognitive behavior therapy or cognitive therapy or CBT or CT or cognitive behavioral therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy or IPT.
Klerman, The Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy Updated and Expanded Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, USA, 2017.
Interpersonal psychotherapy has been empirically tested in patients with postnatal depression and shown to be efficacious.
Interpersonal psychotherapy and other interventions delivered by health counselors substantially relieved patients' depression and improved their work and home lives for up to one year after treatment started, Patel and his colleagues report in the April British Journal of Psychiatry.
A controlled clinical treatment trial of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed pregnant women at 3 New York City sites.
Two such psychotherapies, cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy, have shown promise as a viable alternative to pharmacotherapy in the treatment and management of depression in children and adolescents.
FAP is the application of radical behavioural principles to an interpersonal psychotherapy context.
This academic and community collaboration resulted in the development and launching of a master of social work (MSW) service-learning research class, in which students developed skills in an evidence-based mental health intervention, provided mental health services to home-bound older adults in the community, and contributed to the beginning evidence base for the efficacy of using interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)-informed treatment to reduce depression among older adults in home-based settings.
Feasibility of providing culturally relevant, brief interpersonal psychotherapy for antenatal depression in an obstetrics clinic: A pilot study.
Interpersonal psychotherapy was originally developed as a theoretical placebo for psychotherapy research, but promising outcomes from this "placebo" led to the creation of interpersonal psychotherapy as a time-limited, stand-alone treatment for depression and other problems.

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