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(p. 267) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Medically III Depressed Patients 

(p. 267) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Medically III Depressed Patients
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(p. 267) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Medically III Depressed Patients
Author(s):

Marcela Hoffer

, John C Markowitz

, and Carlos Blanco

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780199746903.003.0015
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date: 18 January 2021

Chapter 15 discusses how IPT relates depressive symptoms to interpersonal difficulties, with the goals of diminishing the depressive symptoms and improving the patient’s interpersonal functioning. It describes therapeutic work with a woman presenting with two medical illnesses: breast cancer and major depressive disorder (MDD).

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