A part of the study was presented before as a poster at the 7th conference of the International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy
It has been shown that psychotherapies are about equally effective as pharmacotherapies for depression. Although more and more patients prefer psychotherapies, a number of different treatment options have been developed, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and interpersonal psychotherapy
(IPT), which are recommended as two psychological treatment choices in the practice guidelines.
Interpersonal counseling (IPC) is abrief, structured psychological intervention directly derived from interpersonal psychotherapy
, which is a time-limited, evidence-based form of psychotherapy commonly used to treat major depression .
Included are psychoanalytic psychotherapy; Adlerian psychotherapy; client-centered therapy; rational emotive behavior therapy; behavior therapy; cognitive therapy; existential psychotherapy; gestalt therapy; interpersonal psychotherapy
; family therapy; contemplative psychotherapy; positive psychotherapy; integrative psychotherapy; and multicultural psychotherapy.
These studies compared usual primary care against integrated primary care that included cognitive-behavioral therapy, parenting education, interpersonal psychotherapy
, medication management, substance-use treatment, peer counseling, and motivational interviewing.
provided an acceptable way for our patient to work with the therapist.
(IPT) is an evidence-based psychosocial treatment that adheres to this model.(5) As a time-limited, manual-driven(6), (7) approach, IPT focuses on interpersonal distresses as precipitating and perpetuating factors of depression.(8)
Health counselors provided information about symptoms and treatment, referrals to social welfare agencies, advice about breathing exercises and other strategies to lessen anxiety, and six to 12 sessions of interpersonal psychotherapy
adapted for India.
"Depending on the goals of therapy and needs of the patient, validated psychotherapies for use in older adults include Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy
(IPT), Problem-Solving Therapy (PST), or Supportive Psychotherapy," Dr.
This unique five-volume set of portable (6.5x7.25") book/DVD guides offers concise overviews of the key principles and core techniques of five therapeutic modalities paired with conditions: interpersonal psychotherapy
for depression; motivational interviewing for concurrent disorders; dialectical behavior therapy for emotional dysregulation; cognitive behavioral therapy for depression; and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety.
Psychotherapy, specifically interpersonal psychotherapy
, has been shown to ameliorate depressive mood in pregnant women.
A study by Moosa and Jeenah,  published in the June 2012 issue of the South African Journal of Psychiatry, compared antidepressant treatment and interpersonal psychotherapy
(IPT) in HIV-positive patients suffering from depression.