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Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) is a time-limited , interpersonally-focused, and psychodynamically-informed psychotherapy. It is an evidence-based treatment for depression.

  • Cuijpers, P., Donker, T., Weissman, M. M., Ravitz, P., & Cristea, I. A. (2016). Interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health problems: a comprehensive meta-analysis. American Journal of Psychiatry, 173(7), 680-687.  psychiatryonline.org
  • de Mello, M. F., de Jesus Mari, J., Bacaltchuk, J., Verdeli, H., & Neugebauer, R. (2005). A systematic review of research findings on the efficacy of interpersonal therapy for depressive disorders. European archives of psychiatry and clinical neuroscience255(2), 75-82.  researchgate.net
  • Klerman, G. L., & Weissman, M. M. (1994). Interpersonal psychotherapy of depression: A brief, focused, specific strategy. Jason Aronson, Incorporated.
  • Markowitz, J. C., Lipsitz, J., & Milrod, B. L. (2014). Critical review of outcome research on interpersonal psychotherapy for anxiety disorders. Depression and anxiety31(4), 316-325.  nih.gov

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