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Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal

, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 127–130 | Cite as

Book Review

  • Daniel Coleman
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INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR DEPRESSED ADOLESCENTS, Second Edition. by Laura Mufson, Kristen Pollack Dorta, Donna Moreau, and Myrna M. Weissman, New York: Guilford Press, 2004, 315 pp. $36.00 (hardcover).

Interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents is a manualized individual therapy that has research support in both open and controlled clinical trials. This second edition of the book is updated to reflect more recent research findings. In other variants, Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) also has research support for the treatment of adult depression and bulimia (Chambless & Ollendick, 2001; Klerman, Weissman, Rounsaville, & Chevron 1999; Fairburn, 1993). Although clinical social work has lagged behind psychology in implementing Empirically Supported Treatments (ESTs) in clinical practice and in integrating training in ESTs into graduate education, the use of ESTs is a trend that demands the attention of clinical social work. IPT is a therapeutic approach that is highly...

Keywords

Behavior Change Technique Depressed Adolescent Interpersonal Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Therapy Adult Depression 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Social WorkPortland State UniversityPortlandUSA

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