Conclusion

IPT is a time-limited focused treatment originally designed to treat major depression. Its success in randomized clinical trials has led to growth in further research trials to test new populations, inclusion in clinical guidelines, and increasing clinical dissemination.

*Adapted in part with permission from M.M. Weissman and J.C. Markowitz (1988). Overview of interpersonal psychotherapy. In Review of psychiatry, Vol. 17, Interpersonal psychiatry (ed. J.C. Markowitz), pp. 1-33. American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC.

Further reading

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