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influence in facilitating human growth
influence Interpersonal Therapy
Klerman et al 1994
IPT for depression based on model of
Sullivan. Brief, time limited, individual therapy.
encourage expression of affect
teach more effective interpersonal
alter behaviours through insight, information
and role play
Smith & Glass 1977 375 studies
Meta-analysis and effect-size
Treated patients did better than untreated
No difference between types of psychotherapy
e.g. behavioural vs psychodynamic
Follow up analyses support finding that treatment helps.
Psychodynamic vs cognitive behavioural treatments
use treatment manuals/protocols
therapist confined to specific approach Norcross et al 1995
Different types of therapy Different
General cognitive/behavioural General
more positive outcomes than
psychodynamic or verbal
treatment NIMH study - Depression
Elkin et al 1989
Interpersonal - psychodynamic and
– 250 patients
– All treatments → improvement
– Minimal differences between CBT and
– No one approach better for all disorders but
differences according to specific problems
– Insight o...
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.
- Fall '11