Clinician's Quick Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy
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|Published In: ||United States, 01 February 2007|
The Clinician's Quick Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy is a practical guide for busy clinicians who want to learn Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). Initially developed as a treatment for major depression, IPT has proven highly effective as a therapy for a number of other disorders. IPT
can be combined with medication, and it is a safe alternative to medication for those individuals who may not be able to take antidepressants. IPT has been shown not only to relieve symptoms but to build social skills as well.
Learn how to use IPT to effectively treat depression, as well as other disorders including bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and borderline personality disorder. Written by the originators of the treatment, this practical book describes how to approach clinical encounters with
patients, how to focus IPT treatment, and ways to handle therapeutic difficulties. The book updates research findings on IPT and addresses its adaptation to different cultures. Complete with clinical examples and sample therapist scripts throughout, this guide foregoes the theoretical and empirical
background of IPT, and focuses on teaching you the best way to deliver this effective, time-limited, diagnostically focused, and immensely practical treatment.
Table of Contents
SECTION I. HOW TO CONDUCT IPT; SECTION II. ADAPTATIONS OF IPT FOR MOOD DISORDERS; SECTION III. ADAPTATIONS OF IPT FOR NON-MOOD DISORDERS; SECTION IV. SPECIAL TOPICS, TRAINING AND RESOURCES
About the Author
Myrna M. Weissman, Ph.D. is Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry and Chief of the Division of Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric Institute. She is a faculty member in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health as well as in the Department of Psychiatry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. John C. Markowitz, M.D. is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Adjunct Professor at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, and a Research Psychiatrist at New York State Psychiatric Institute. The late Gerald L. Klerman, M.D. was Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard School of Medicine and Cornell University Medical College.
...very comprehensive and practical in scope...written in an interesting and stimulating stylein which the authors have successfully distilled the core skills and principles of IPT. * The Psychologist *
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