Senaste publikationerna kring IPT (2016-2018)

Senaste publikationerna kring IPT (2016-2018)

Tack vare John Markowitz har den internationella hemsidan uppdaterats med information om den IPT-forskning som publicerats under åren 2016 – 2018. Länken till hemsidan finns nedan och listan över senaste publikationer finner du även i detta inlägg. Vi kan tillägga att det pågår många studier kring IPT världen över och de böcker som givits ut finns inte med i denna lista. Vad gäller tidigare forskning vill vi varmt hänvisa till John Markowitz och Myrna Weissmans senaste bok ”The Guide to Interpersonal Psychoterapy” som täcker upp tidigare studier inom fältet.


Borderline Personality Disorder

Bozzatello P, Bellino S. Combined therapy with interpersonal psychotherapy adapted for borderline personality disorder: A two-year follow-up. Psychiatry Res 2016;240:151-156


IPT for Depression (general)

Ekeblad A, Falkenström F, Andersson G, Vestberg R, Holmqvist R. Randomized trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy for major depressive disorder in a community-based psychiatric outpatient clinic. Depress Anxiety 2016; 33(12):1090-1098

Moayedoddin B, Markowitz JC: Abnormal grief: should we consider a more patient-centered approach? Am J Psychotherapy 2015;69: 361-378

Saloheimo HP, Markowitz J, Saloheimo TH, Laitinen JJ, Sundell J, Huttunen MO, A Aro T, Mikkonen TN, O Katila H. Psychotherapy effectiveness for major depression: A randomized trial in a Finnish community. BMC Psychiatry 2016;16:131.

Souza LH, Salum GA, Mosqueiro BP, Caldieraro MA, Guerra TA, Fleck MP. Interpersonal psychotherapy as add-on for treatment-resistant depression: A pragmatic randomized controlled trial. J Affect Disord 2016;193:373-380


Depression: Adolescent

Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., Mufson, L., Westervelt, A., Almirall, D .. & Murphy, S. A pilot SMART for developing an adaptive treatment strategy for adolescent depression. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology 2016, 45, 480-494.

Gunlicks-Stoessel, M. L. & Mufson, L. A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents and their parents (IPT-AP). Child and Adolescent Mental Health 2016, 21, 225-230.

Gunlicks-Stoessel M, Westervelt A, Reigstad K, Mufson L, Lee S: The role of attachment style in interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. Psychother Res 2017;24:1-8

Hetrick SE, Cox GR, Witt KG, Bir JJ, Merry SN: cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), third-wave CBT and interpersonal therapy (IPT) based interventions for preventing depression in children and adolescents. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2016 Aug 9;(8):CD003380.

Lavigne B, Audebert-Mérilhou E, Buisson G, Kochman F, Clément JP, Olliac B: Interpersonal therapy (IPT) in child and adolescent psychiatry. Encephale 2016 Dec;42(6):535-539.

McCarthy AE, Young JF, Benas JS, Gallop RJ: School-related outcomes from a randomized controlled trial of adolescent depression prevention programs. J Emot Behav Disord 2018;26:170-181

McGlinchey EL, Reyes-Portillo JA, Turner JB, Mufson L: Innovations in practice: the relationship between sleep disturbances, depression, and interpersonal functioning in treatment for adolescent depression. Child Adolesc Ment Health 2017;22:96-99

Miller L, Hlastala SA, Mufson L, Leibenluft E, Riddle M: Interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents with mood and behavior dysregulation: evidence-based case study. Evid Based Pract Child Adolesc Ment Health 2016;1:159-175

Miller L, Hlastala SA, Mufson L, Leibenluft E, Yenokyan G, Riddle M: Interpersonal psychotherapy for mood and behavior dysregulation: pilot randomized trial. Depress Anxiety 2018;35:574-582

Mufson L, Rynn M, Yanes-Lukin P, Choo TH, Soren K, Stewart E, Wall M: Stepped care interpersonal psychotherapy treatment for depressed adolescents: a pilot study in pediatric clinics. Adm Policy Ment Health 2018;45:417-431

Nocon A, Eberle-Sejari R, Unterhitzenberger J, Rosner R: The effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in war-traumatized refugee and internally displaced minors: systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur J Psychotraumatol 2017;8(sup2):1388709.

Pu J, Zhou X, Liu L, Zhang Y, Yang L, Yuan S, Zhang H, Han Y, Zou D, Xie P: Efficacy and acceptability of interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in adolescents: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Psychiatry Res 2017;253:226-232

Spence SH, O’Shea G, Donovan CL: Improvements in interpersonal functioning following interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) with adolescents and their association with change in depression. Behav Cogn Psychother 2016;44:257-272

Young JF, Benas JS, Schueler CM, Gallop R, Gillham JE, Mufson L. A randomized depression prevention trial comparing interpersonal psychotherapy—Adolescent skills training to group counseling in schools. Prev Sci 2016;17:314-324

Young JF, Jones JD, Sbrilli MD, Benas JS, Spiro CN, Haimm CA, Gallop R, Mufson L, Gillham JE: Long-term effects from a school-based trial comparing interpersonal psychotherapy-adolescent skills training to group counseling. J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 2018 Jul 6:1-9.


Depression: Peripartum

Johnson JE, Price AB, Kao JC, Fernandes K, Stout R, Gobin RL, Zlotnick C: Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) for major depression following perinatal loss: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Arch Womens Ment Health 2016;19:845-859

Lenze SN, Potts MA: Brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depression during pregnancy in a low-income population: a randomized controlled trial. J Affect Disord 2017;210:151-157

Posmontier B, Neugebauer R, Stuart S, Chittams J, Shaughnessy R: Telephone-administered interpersonal psychotherapy by nurse-midwives for postpartum depression. J Midwifery Womens Health 2016;61:456-466

Sockol LE: A systemic review and meta-analysis of interpersonal psychotherapy for perinatal women. J Affect Disord 2018;232:316-328

Spinelli MG, Endicott J. Goetz RR, Segre LS. Reanalysis of efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy for antepartum depression versus parenting education program: Initial severity of depression as a predictor of treatment outcome. J Clin Psychiatry 2016; 7: 535-540

van Ravesteyn LM, Lambregtse-van den Berg MP, Hoogendijk WJ, Kamperman AM: Interventions to treat mental disorders during pregnancy: a systematic review and multiple treatment meta-analysis. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 30;12(3):e0173397.


Depressed Mothers

Handley ED, Michl-Petzing LC, Rogosch FA, Cicchetti D, Toth SL: Developmental cascade effects of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed mothers: longitudinal associations with toddler attachment, temperament, and maternal parenting efficacy. Dev Psychopathol 2017;29:601-615

Swartz HA, Cyranowski JM, Cheng Y, Zuckoff A, Brent DA, Markowitz JC, Martin S, Amole MC, Ritchey F, Frank E. Brief psychotherapy for maternal depression: Impact on mothers and children. J Am Acad Child Adol Psychiatry 2016; 55:495-503


Depression Geriatric

Miller MD, Stack J, Reynolds CF 3rd: A two-tiered strategy for preventing complications of bereavement in the first thirteen months post-loss: a pilot study using peer supports with professional therapist back-up. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2018;26:350-357


Depression: Longitudinal data

Lemmens LHJM, van Bronswijk SC, Peeters F, Arntz A, Hollon SD, Huibers MJH: Long-term outcomes of acute treatment with cognitive therapy v. interpersonal psychotherapy for adult depression: follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. Psychol Med. 2018 May 24:1-9

Mulder R, Boden J, Carter J, Luty S, Joyce P: Ten month outcome of cognitive behavioural therapy v. interpersonal psychotherapy in patients with major depression: a randomized trial of acute and maintenance therapy. Psychol Med 2017;47:2540-2547


Eating Disorders

Bäck M, Gustafsson SA, Homqvist. Interpersonal psychotherapy for eating disorders with co-morbid depression: A pilot study. European J Psychotherapy Counseling 2017;19: 378-396

Burke NL, Shomaker LB, Brady S, Reynolds JC, Young JF, Wilfley DE, Sbrocco T, Stephens M, Olsen CH, Yanovski JA, Tanofsky-Kraff M: Impact of age and race on outcomes of a program to prevent excess weight gain and disordered eating in adolescent girls. Nutrients 2017;9(9). pii: E947.

McIntosh VV, Jordan J, Carter JD, Luty SE, Carter FA, McKenzie JM, Frampton CM, Joyce PR: Assessing the distinctiveness of psychotherapies and examining change over treatment for anorexia nervosa with cognitive-behavior therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and specialist supportive clinical management. Int J Eat Disord 2016;49:958-962

Shomaker LB, Tanofsky-Kraff M, Matherne CE, Mehari RD, Olsen CH, Marwitz SE, Bakalar JL, Ranzenhofer LM, Kelly NR, Schvey NA, Burke NL, Cassidy O, Brady SM, Dietz LJ, Wilfley DE, Yanovski SZ, Yanovski JA: A randomized, comparative pilot trial of family-based interpersonal psychotherapy for reducing psychosocial symptoms, disordered eating, and excess weight gain in at-risk preadolescents with loss-of-control eating. Int J Eat Disord. 2017;50:1084-1094

Tanofsky-Kraff M, Crosby RD, Vannucci A, Kozlosky M, Shomaker LB, Brady SM, Sbrocco T, Pickworth CK, Stephens M, Young JF, Olsen CH, Kelly NR, Radin R, Cassidy O, Wilfley DE, Reynolds JC, Yanovski JA: Effect of adapted interpersonal psychotherapy versus health education on mood and eating in the laboratory among adolescent girls with loss of control eating. Int J Eat Disord. 2016;49:490-498

Tanofsky-Kraff M, Shomaker LB, Young JF, Wilfley DE: Interpersonal psychotherapy for the prevention of excess weight gain and eating disorders: a brief case study. Psychotherapy (Chic). 2016;53:188-94

Tanofsky-Kraff M, Shomaker LB, Wilfley DE, Young JF, Sbrocco T, Stephens M, Brady SM, Galescu O, Demidowich A, Olsen CH, Kozlosky M, Reynolds JC, Yanovski JA: Excess weight gain prevention in adolescents: three-year outcome following a randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol 2017;85:218-227


Global mental health, community settings

Ceballos AM, Andrade AC, Markowitz T, Verdeli H: “You pulled me out of a dark well”: a case study of a Colombian displaced woman empowered through interpersonal counseling (IPC). J Clin Psychol 2016;72:839-846

Gomes MF, Chowdhary N, Vousoura E, Verdeli H: “When grief breaks your heart”: a case study of interpersonal psychotherapy delivered in a primary care setting. J Clin Psychol 2016;72:807-817

Lewandowski RE, Bolton PA, Feighery A, Bass J, Hamba C, Haroz E, Stavrou V, Ndogoni L, Jean-Pierre A, Verdeli H: Local perceptions of the impact of group interpersonal psychotherapy in rural Uganda. Glob Ment Health (Camb) 2016 Jul 27;3:e23.

Luty SE, Scalia S: Can interpersonal psychotherapy be delivered by a community agency? Australas Psychiatry 2018;26:200-205

Meffert SM, Neylan TC, Chambers DA, Verdeli H: Novel implementation research designs for scaling up global mental health care: overcoming translational challenges to address the world’s leading cause of disability. Int J Ment Health Syst 2016;10:19.

Mutamba BB, Kane JC, de Jong JTVM, Okello J, Musisi S, Kohrt BA: Psychological treatments delivered by community health workers in low-resource government health systems: effectiveness of group interpersonal psychotherapy for caregivers of children affected by nodding syndrome in Uganda. Psychol Med 2018 Feb 15:1-11.

Mutamba BB, Kohrt BA, Okello J, Nakigudde J, Opar B, Musisi S, Bazeyo W, de Jong J: Contextualization of psychological treatments for government health systems in low-resource settings: group interpersonal psychotherapy for caregivers of children with nodding syndrome in Uganda. Implement Sci 2018;13:90.

Verdeli H, Therosme T, Eustache E, Hilaire OS, Joseph B, Sönmez CC, Raviola G: Community norms and human rights: supervising Haitian colleagues on interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) with a depressed and abused pregnant woman. J Clin Psychol 2016;72:847-855



Johnson JE, Miller TR, Stout RL, Zlotnick C, Cerbo LA, Andrade JT, Wiltsey-Stirman S: Study protocol: hybrid Type I cost-effectiveness and implementation study of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) for men and women prisoners with major depression. Contemp Clin Trials 2016;47:266-274



Krupnick JL, Melnikoff E, Reinhard M: A pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy for PTSD in women veterans. Psychiatry 2016;79:56-69

Markowitz JC, Meehan KB, Petkova E, Zhao Y, Van Meter PE, Neria Y, Pessin H, Nazia Y: Treatment preferences of psychotherapy patients with chronic PTSD. J Clin Psychiatry 2016;77:363-370

Markowitz JC, Neria Y, Lovell K, Van Meter PE, Petkova E: History of sexual trauma moderates psychotherapy outcome for posttraumatic stress disorder. Depression and Anxiety 2017;34:692-700

Markowitz JC, Choo T, Neria Y: Stability of improvement after psychotherapy of posttraumatic stress disorder. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry/La Revue canadien¬ne de psychiatrie 2018;63:37-43


Depression and Medical Ilness

Anderson T, McClintock AS, McCarrick SS, Heckman TG, Heckman BD, Markowitz JC, Sutton M: Working alliance, interpersonal problems, and depressive symptoms in tele-interpersonal psychotherapy for HIV-infected rural persons: evidence for indirect effects. J Clin Psychol. 2018;74:286-303

Heckman TG, Heckman BD, Anderson T, Lovejoy TI, Markowitz JC, Shen Y, Sutton M. Tele-Interpersonal Psychotherapy acutely reduces depressive symptoms in depressed HIV-infected rural persons: A randomized clinical trial. Behav Med. 2016 Apr 26:1-11

Heckman TG, Heckman BD, Anderson TI, Markowitz JC, Lovejoy T, Shen Y, Sutton M: Tele-interpersonal psychotherapy acutely reduces depressive symptoms in depressed HIV-infected rural persons: a randomized clinical trial. Behavioral Medicine 2017;43:285-295

Heckman TG, Markowitz JC, Heckman BD, Woldu H, Anderson T, Lovejoy TI, Shen Y, Sutton M, Yarber W: A randomized clinical trial showing persisting reductions in depressive symptoms in HIV-infected rural adults following brief telephone-administered interpersonal psychotherapy. Ann Behav Med 2018;52:299-308

Onu C, Ongeri L, Bukusi E, Cohen CR, Neylan TC, Oyaro P, Rota G, Otewa F, Delucchi KL, Meffert SM: Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among HIV-positive women in Kisumu, Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2016;17:64. Erratum in: Trials. 2016;17(1):151.

Opiyo E, Ongeri L, Rota G, Verdeli H, Neylan T, Meffert S: Collaborative interpersonal psychotherapy for HIV-positive women in Kenya: a case study from the mental health, HIV, and domestic violence (MIND) study. J Clin Psychol 2016;72:779-783


Bipolar Disorder

Swartz HA, Rucci P, Thase ME, Wallace M, Carretta E, Celedonia KL, Frank E. Psychotherapy alone and combined with medication as treatments for bipolar II depression: A randomized controlled trial. J Clin Psychiatry; 2018; 79 (2): 7-15.


Mediators, Moderators, and Process Research

Bernecker SL, Constantino MJ, Atkinson LR, Bagby RM, Ravitz P, McBride C: Attachment style as a moderating influence on the efficacy of cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal psychotherapy for depression: a failure to replicate. Psychotherapy (Chic.) 2016;53:22-33

Bruijniks SJE, Franx G, Huibers MJH: The implementation and adherence to evidence-based protocols for psychotherapy for depression: the perspective of therapists in Dutch specialized mental healthcare. BMC Psychiatry 2018;18:190.

Constantino MJ, Coyne AE, Luukko EK, Newkirk K, Bernecker SL, Ravitz P, McBride C: Therapeutic alliance, subsequent change, and moderators of the alliance-outcome association in interpersonal psychotherapy for depression. Psychotherapy (Chic). 2017;54:125-135.

Cooper Z, Allen E, Bailey-Straebler S, Basden S, Murphy R, O’Connor ME, Fairburn CG. Predictors and moderators of response to enhanced cognitive behavior therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of eating disorders. Behav Res Ther 2016 Jul 9;84:9-13

Frías Ibáñez Á, González Vallespí L, Palma Sevillano C, Farriols Hernando N: Motivation for change as a predictor of treatment response for dysthymia. Psicothema 2016;28:156-160

Gomez Penedo JM, Constantino MJ, Coyne AE, Bernecker SL, Smith-Hansen L: Patient baseline interpersonal problems as moderators of outcome in two psychotherapies for bulimia nervosa. Psychother Res 2018 Jan 19:1-13.

Lemmens LH, DeRubeis RJ, Arntz A, Peeters FP, Huibers MJ: Sudden gains in cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for adult depression. Behav Res Ther 2016;77:170-176

Lemmens LHJM, Galindo-Garre F, Arntz A, Peeters F, Hollon SD, DeRubeis RJ, Huibers MJH: Exploring mechanisms of change in cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for adult depression. Behav Res Ther 2017;94:81-92

Linardon J, Fitzsimmons-Craft EE, Brennan L, Barillaro M, Wilfley DE: Dropout from interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health disorders: a systematic review ad meta-analysis. Psychother Res 2018 Jul 13:1-12.

Quilty LC, Taylor GJ, McBride C, Bagby RM: Relationships among alexithymia, therapeutic alliance, and psychotherapy outcome in major depressive disorder. Psychiatry Res 2017;254:75-79

Swartz HA, Cyranowski JM, Cheng Y, Amole M. Moderators and mediators of a maternal depression treatment study: Impact of maternal trauma and parenting on child outcomes. Compr Psychiatry 2018, 86: 123-130

van Bronswijk SC, Lemmens LHJM, Huibers MJH, Arntz A, Peeters FPML: The influence of comorbid anxiety on the effectiveness of cognitive therapy and interpersonal psychotherapy for major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord 2018;232:52-60

van Bronswijk SC, Lemmens LHJM, Viechtbauer W, Huibers MJH, Arntz A, Peeters FPML: The impact of personality disorder pathology on the effectiveness of cognitive therap and interpersonal psychotherapy for major depressive disorder. J Affect Disord 2018;225:530-538

Zuroff DC, McBride C, Ravitz P, Koestner R, Moskowitz DS, Bagby RM: Autoomous and controlled motivation for interpersonal psychotherapy: between-therapists and within-therapist effects. J Couns Psychol 2017;64:525-537



Kobak KA, Lipsitz JD, Markowitz JC, Bleiberg KL: Web-based therapist training in interpersonal psychotherapy for depression: pilot study. J Med Internet Res 2017;19:e257.

Lowell A, Markowitz JC: You mean I have to talk about feelings? One CBT therapist’s experience with interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT). The Behavior Therapist 2017;40;181-185


Reviews and Meta-analyses

Bernecker SL, Coyne AE, Constantino MJ, Ravitz P: For whom does interpersonal psychotherapy work? A systematic review. Clin Psychol Rev 2017;56:82-93

Collado A, Lim AC, MacPherson L: A systematic review of depression psychotherapies among Latinos. Clin Psychol Rev 2016;45:193-209

Cuijpers P, Donker T, Weissman MM, Ravitz P, Cristea IA. Interpersonal psychotherapy for mental health problems: A comprehensive meta-analysis. Am J Psychiatry 2016;173: 680-687

Zhou SG, Hou YF, Liu D, Zhang XY: Effect of cognitive behavioral therapy versus interpersonal psychotherapy in patients with major depressive disorder: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Chin Med J (Engl) 2017;130:2844-2851



Amole MC, Cyranowski JM, Conklin LR, Markowitz JC, Martin SE, Swartz HA: Therapist use of specific and nonspecific strategies across two affect-focused psychotherapies for depression: role of adherence monitoring. J Psychother Integr 2017;27:381-394

Flores LE Jr, Cyranowski JM, Amole M, Swartz HA: Prospective assessment of social network quality among depressed mothers treated with brief psychotherapy: the Social Network Quality (SNQ) scales. Compr Psychiatry 2017;78:98-106