Mastering Depression through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient Workbook by Myrna W. WeissmanMastering Depression through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient Workbook by Myrna W. Weissman

Mastering Depression through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient Workbook

byMyrna W. Weissman

Paperback | February 24, 2005

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This book is a user-friendly guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), an empirically-tested and effective approach to treating depression. It is intended for persons affected by depression who are seeking or currently undergoing IPT. Written to help destimatize depression and therapy, this book begins with a description of depression disorders and addresses common patient concerns. It then introduces the patient to Interpersonal Psychotherapy and also answers frequently-asked questions about the psychotherapeuticrelationship. The next chapters, which are organized around common causes of depression, describe the process of treating depression with IPT and offer typical case examples at the end of each problem area. Throughout the book, worksheet guides help the patient think about problems and solutionsto depression in constructive ways. This book helps readers learn about depression, its symptoms, and how they relate to events in the patient's life. When used as a part of therapy with IPT and in conjuction with the accompanying monitoring forms booklet (0195188489), this book can help patients manage the effects ofdepression.

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Myrna W. Weissman is at Columbia University.

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Title:Mastering Depression through Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Patient WorkbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 5.79 × 8.9 × 0.51 inPublished:February 24, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195188470

ISBN - 13:9780195188479

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