The Concept of Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

Describe three studies on the effectiveness of the Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) model.

Define the model of Interpersonal Therapy (IPT). Cite the studies, and describe the purpose, sample, methods, and findings. Identify the population with respect to the disorder (was the study effective with patients with anxiety and depression?) What specifically was measured as outcomes? Mood? Thoughts? Relationship improvement, etc.? Study Limitations? Are there cultural Implications regarding applying the findings? Were these stated? Why do you have confidence in the findings? How would you specifically use these findings in practice (i.e., for patients with which specific problems or issues)?