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Group interpersonal psychotherapy for postnataldepression: a pilot study

Reay, Rebecca; Fisher, Y; Robertson, Michael D; Adams, E; Owen, Cathy


We conducted a pilot study to assess the potential effectiveness of group interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-G) as a treatment for postnatal depression (PND). The study was also established to test a treatment manual for IPT-G, assess the acceptability of this format for participants and test a recruitment strategy for a randomised controlled trial. 18 mothers diagnosed with PND participated in 2 individual session and 8 sessions of group IPT. A two-hour psychoeducational session was also held...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Women's Mental Health
DOI: 10.1007/s00737-005-0104-x


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