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Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression: A Brief, Focused, Specific Strategy
Reflecting the new and exciting trends in psychotherapy as well as responsive to the current emphasis on efficient, substantial therapeutic results, this book presents a model of interpersonal, short_term psychotherapy for clinically depressed patients. Gerald L. Klerman, whose research on depression has made him world renowned, and Myrna M. Weissman, who has written, with ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published October 1st 1994 by Jason Aronson, Inc.
(first published July 17th 1984)
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I would definitely not recommend this book for people not interested in psychotherapy at more than a passing level. The theory sections probably hold the most interest, but the specifics of how to apply the approach to actual clinical practice were also appreciated. The few books I've read on the topic of psychotherapy so far tend to lack balance between theory and practice, but this one comes closer to a happy medium. The main complaints are that the style often lacks engagement, combining a te ...more