Worldwide IPT Research List

Worldwide IPT Research

Country / StateDescription
Australia1) Does Interpersonal Psychotherapy improve clinical care for adolescents with depression attending a rural child and adolescent mental health service? Study protocol for a cluster randomised feasibility trial (Bearsley-Smith 2007)
2) An eating disorder-specific model of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-ED): Causal pathways and treatment implications (Rieger et al. 2010)
Brazil1) A randomized controlled trial comparing moclobemide and moclobemide plus interpersonal psychotherapy in the treatment of dysthymic disorder (De Mallo et al. 2001)
2) Interpersonal psychotherapy in the depression of patients with schizophrenia: proposal of a therapeutic model based on a study of three clinical cases (Lacaz et al. 2005)
3) A randomized controlled trial comparing moclobemide to monoclobemide plus interpersonal therapy for dysthimic disorder. The Journal of Psychotherapy Practice and Research, Washington, v. 10, p. 117-123. (Mello et al. 2001)
4) Rosaly Ferreira Braga. Ação da Terapia Interpessoal nas memórias traumáticas de pacientes com Transtorno de Estresse Pós-Traumático. Dissertação de Mestrado em Psiquiatria e psicologia Médica. Universidade Federal de São Paulo. Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior. Orientador: Marcelo Feijó de Mello, 2008 ( Marcelo Feijó de Mello)
5) Efficacy of Interpersonal Psychotherapy-group format adapted to post-traumatic stress disorder: na open-label add-on trial. Depression and Anxiety 27:72-77, 2010. (Campanini et al. 2010)
6) Task shifting interpersonal counseling for depression: a pragmatic randomized controlled trial in primary care. BMC Psychiatry 17: 225, 2017 (Matzuzak et al 2017)
7) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Raped Victims: Applicability of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (Proença et al.)
8) Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy-group format adapted to post-traumatic stress disorder: an open-label add-on trial (Campanini et al 2010)
Canada1) The effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (Dennis et al. 2012)
2) The effect of telephone-based interpersonal psychotherapy for the treatment of postpartum depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (Dennis et al. 2012)
3) Telephone-Based Interpersonal Psychotherapy by Trained Nurses for the Treatment of Postpartum Depression: A Canada-Wide Randomized Controlled Trial (Dennis et al. 2009)
4) When guidelines involve psychotherapy: Diffusion and Barriers to Change Theories applied to underuse of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), and ‘a tale of two therapies’ (Paula Ravitz)  
5) “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD: New Findings,” Society for Psychotherapy Research meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 2017 (John C. Markowitz)
6) “ Symptom specific Reflective Function for PTSD,” in symposium: Reflective Function and Symptom-Specific RF: Key Factors in Affect-Focused Psychotherapies; “Web based therapist training in interpersonal psychotherapy for depression”; Plenary address: “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Chronic PTSD: New Findings,” 7th International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy meeting (John C. Markowitz)
7) History of Childhood Emotional Abuse among Depressed Mothers: Impacts and IPT Treatment Implications (Jill Cyranowski et al.)
8) A Randomized Controlled Trial of Dyadic-IPT in a Low-income Population with Perinatal Depression (Shannon Lenze et al. 2018)
Canada / British Columbia1) Advancing interpersonal therapy for substance use disorder (Brache et al. 2012)
Canada / Ontario1) Efficacy of IPT for depressed Parkinson’s patients (Ottawa) (Koszycki et al. [ongoing], Funded by Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
Canada / Quebec1) Effects of Citalopram and Interpersonal Psychotherapy on Depression in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease (Lespeance et al. 2007)
China1) Interpersonal psychotherapy versus treatment as usual for PTSD and depression among Sichuan earthquake survivors: a randomized clinical trial (Jiang et al. 2014)
2) Interpersonal psychotherapy-oriented program for Chinese pregnant women: delivery, content, and personal impact (Ling‐ling et al. 2012)
3) Effectiveness of group interpersonal psychotherapy for decreasing aggression and increasing social support among Chinese university students: A randomized controlled study (Li et al. 2018)
Colombia / Bogota1) IPC for displaced women in Bogota, Colombia (Dr. Verdeli (GMH lab))
2) Outreach to internally displaced persons in Bogotá, Colombia: challenges and potential solutions (Shultz et al. 2014)
Egypt 1) A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Sudanese Refugees in Cairo, Egypt (Meffert et al. 2011)
Ethiopia1 ) Psychotherapy Knowledge Translation and Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Using Best-Education Practices to Transform Mental Health Care in Canada and Ethiopia (Ravitz et al. 2014)

Finland1) Interpersonal psychotherapy for Finnish community patients with moderate to severe major depression and comorbidities: a pilot feasibility study (Karlsson et al. 2011)
France1) Psychothérapie interpersonnelle et périnatalité, de l'anté- au post-natal. Vocation Sage-femme, n°128, 35-38. (Glatigny-Dallay et al. 2017)
2) La psychothérapie Interpersonnelle pour les pères ? In Glangeaud-Freudenthal N. Gressier F. Accueillir les pères en périnatalité, Eres, collection La vie de l'enfant, 2017. 217-225. (Elisabeth Glatigny Dallay 2017)
3) Psychothérapie Interpersonnelle en périnatalité » In sous la direction de Bayle B. Aide-Mémoire Psychiatrie et Psychopathologie Périnatales, Dunod, 2017, 397-401. (Glatigny-Dallay & Omay 2017)
Germany1) Efficacy of Interpersonal Psychotherapy plus pharmacotherapy in chronically depressed inpatients (Schramm et al. 2008)
2) Cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy versus interpersonal psychotherapy for early-onset chronic depression: a randomized pilot study (Schramm et al. 2011)
3) Cognitive Therapy vs Interpersonal Psychotherapy in Social Anxiety Disorder: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Stangier et al. 2011)
4) Interpersonal psychotherapy for work-related stress depressive disorders (Schramm & Berger 2013)
5) A Clinical Pilot Study in Germany: Effects of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A) in an outpatient therapy setting (Lucadou et al.)
Haiti1) Community Norms and Human Rights: Supervising Haitian Colleagues on Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) With a Depressed and Abused Pregnant Woman (Verdeli et al. 2016)
2) Scaling Up for the “Bottom Billion”: “5×5” Implementation of Community Mental Health Care in Low-Income Regions (Belkin et al. 2011)
India 1) Effectiveness of an intervention led by lay health counsellors for depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care in Goa, India (MANAS): a cluster randomized controlled trial; (Patel et al. 2010)
2) Individual IPT in primary care (Chatterjee et al. 2008)
3) Improving access to psychological treatments: Lessons from developing countries (Patel et al. 2011)
Israel1) A pilot feasibility study of interpersonal psychotherapy in adolescents diagnosed with specific learning disorders, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, or both with depression and/or anxiety symptoms (IPT-ALD) (Anat Brunstein Klomek, Daphne Kopleman Rubin, Hila Argintaru)
2) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT-A). Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci Vol 44 No. 1 (2007) 40–46 (Brunstein Klomek, A, Zalsman G., Mufson, L.)
3) RCT examining IPT-ALD to TAU at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya (Dr. Daphne Kopelman Rubin, in collaboration with Prof. Laura Mufson)
4) School-based intervention which is based on IPT-A (lead by teachers) (Dr. Daphne Kopelman Rubin, in collaboration with Prof. Laura Mufson)
5) IPT as a crises intervention for suicide prevention is now being studied at Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel (Collaboration with Drs. Alan Apter and Liat Katalan from Schneider) (Anat Brunstein Klomek)
6) Multi-site feasibility study involving USA and Canada based on adapted manual (in progress) (Alexandra Klein Rafaeli)
7) “New developments in IPT for PTSD,” (Hebrew University) (John C. Markowitz)
Italy 1) Adaptation of interpersonal psychotherapy to borderline personality disorder: a comparison of combined therapy and single pharmacotherapy (Bellino et al. 2010)
2) Combined therapy of major depression with concomitant borderline personality disorder: comparison of interpersonal and cognitive therapy (Bellino et al. 2007)
Japan1) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Japanese Bulimic Patients: An Open Pilot Study (Mizushima et al. 2008-2009)
Jordan1) Evaluating a Comprehensive Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services for Vulnerable Refugees; Dr. Lena Verdeli (GMH lab)
Kenya1) Individual IPT HIV clinic [ongoing trial]; (Onu et al. 2016)
2) Novel implementation research designs for scaling up global mental health care: overcoming translational challenges to address the world's leading cause of disability (Meffert et al. 2016)
3) Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression and posttraumatic stress disorder among HIV-positive women in Kisumu, Kenya: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (Ongeri et al. 2016)
4) Adversities and mental health needs of pregnant adolescents in Kenya: identifying interpersonal, practical, and cultural barriers to care (Brief IPT training of research team) (Osok et al. 2018)
Kuwait1) IPT-Kuwait Training, Adaptation, and Capacity-Building Project; Dr. Lena Verdeli (GMH lab)
Malawi 1) Evaluation of the effectiveness of IPT-G in increasing the uptake of positive child rearing, feeding, and hygiene behaviors in Malawi through an existing food program by Feed the Children; Dr. Verdeli (GMH lab) Columbia University (ongoing)
Mozambique1) Scaling up PRIDE Mozambique - Scaling up Partnerships in Research to Implement and Disseminate Sustainable and Scalable Evidence Based Practices in Mozambique; Milton Wainberg, MD
Netherlands1) Testing a blended form of the IPT protocol using face to face and internet sessions in between (in progress)
2) “Can hippocampal volume predict differential psychotherapy outcome?” (panel on PTSD treatment: where do we go from here? A neurobiological-markers approach to enhancing psychotherapy outcomes, Society for Psychotherapy Research) (John C. Markowitz)
3) Interpersonal and social rhythm group therapy for patients with bipolar disorder (Bouwkamp et al. 2013)
New Zealand1) Cognitive behavioural therapy and interpersonal therapy comparably effective for major depression (Dr. Sue Luty (University of Otago))
2) Ten month outcome of cognitive behavioural therapy v. interpersonal psychotherapy in patients with major depression: a randomised trial of acute and maintenance psychotherapy (Mulder et al. 2017)
3) Randomised controlled trial of interpersonal psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioural therapy for depression (Luty et al. 2007)
4) Interpersonal psychotherapy: An effective psychotherapeutic intervention for mental health nursing practice (Crowe & Luty 2005)
Norway 1) Cognitive and interpersonal therapy for social phobia: a randomized clinical trial (Borge et al. 2008)
Portugal1) Interpersonal Psychotherapy Efficacy in Different Clinical Settings (Carrilho et al. 2015)
2) Treatment response in type 2 diabetes patients with major depression (Gois et al. 2014)
Puerto Rico 1) The efficacy of cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal treatments for depression in Puerto Rican adolescents (Rossello et al. 1999)
Rwanda 1) Narrative Exposure Therapy versus Interpersonal Psychotherapy: A Pilot RCT with Rwandan Genocide Orphans (Schaal et al. 2009)
South Africa 1) A group-based counselling intervention for depression comorbid with HIV/AIDS using a task shifting approach in South Africa: A randomized controlled pilot study (Peterson et al. 2014)
2) The feasibility of adapted group-based interpersonal therapy (IPT) for the treatment of depression by community health workers within the context of task shifting in South Africa (Peterson et al. 2012)
Sweden1) A Randomized Trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder: Predictors of process and outcome (thesis) (Annika Ekeblad (Linköping University 2016)
2) Change in Reflective Functioning in IPT and CBT for Major Depressive Disorder (Ekeblad et al.2016)
3.) Interpersonal psychotherapy for eating disorders with co-morbid depression: A pilot study (Malin Bäck 2017)
3.) Reduction in depressive symptoms predicts improvement in eating disorder symptoms in interpersonal psychotherapy: results from a naturalistic study (Malin Bäck et. al 2020)
Uganda1) Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy for depressed youth in IDP camps in Northern Uganda: adaptation and training (Verdeli et al. 2009)
2) Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: a randomized controlled trial (Bolton et al. 2003)
3) Group interpersonal psychotherapy for depression in rural Uganda: 6-month outcomes: randomised controlled trial (Bass et al. 2006)
4) Interventions for depression symptoms among adolescent survivors of war and displacement in northern Uganda: a randomized controlled trial (Bolton et al. 2007)
5) Models of evaluating IPT-G outcomes (Keith et al. 2009)
6) Moderators of IPT-G effectiveness (Betancourt et al. 2012)
7) 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 (Mutamba et al. 2018)
8) Adapting group interpersonal psychotherapy for a developing country: experience in rural Uganda (Verdeli et al. 2003)
9) Cost-effectiveness of group psychotherapy for depression in Uganda (Siskind et al. 2008)
10) Local perceptions of the impact of group interpersonal psychotherapy in rural Uganda (Lewandowski et al. 2016)
11) Community Impact of Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy in Rural Uganda (thesis, not peer-reviewed) (Lewandowski et al. 2011)
12) IPT and Food Programs: Uganda; Dr. Verdeli (GMH lab) [ongoing]
13) Improving access to psychological treatments: Lessons from developing countries (Patel et al. 2011)
United Kingdom / England1) Pilot mixed-methods evaluation of interpersonal counseling for young people with depressive symptoms in non-specialist services; Wilkinson, Cestaro and Pinchen (2018)
2) Interpersonal psychotherapy for borderline personality disorder (Bateman 2012)
3) A brief form of interpersonal psychotherapy for adult patients with bulimic disorders: a pilot study (Arcelus et al. 2012)
United Kingdom / Scotland1) Development work on Perinatal Informed IPT: (IPT-PI) (Patricia Graham (The Prospect Model Team, NHS Lothian))
2) Planning for a multi-site RCT of IPT AC (sites across Scotland and Ireland) (Patricia Graham (The Prospect Model Team, NHS Lothian))
3) The Prospect Model of Interpersonal Psychotherapy: Matched Care Delivery in NHS Lothian (manuscript  in preparation) (Graham et al. 2019)
4) Interpersonal Psychotherapy Acute Crisis: Proof of Concept (manuscript in preparation) (Graham et al. 2019)
United States / Alabama1) Implementing Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) via telemedicine for the treatment of adolescent depression in a rural school context (Alabama Life Research Institute Pilot Project program) (John E. Lochma)
United States / California1) A Multicenter Comparison of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Bulimia Nervosa (Agras et al. 2000 (Stanford University, CA))
United States / Maryland1) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents With Mood and Behavior Dysregulation: Evidence-Based Case Study (Miller et al. 2016)
2) Interpersonal psychotherapy for mood and behavior dysregulation: Pilot randomized trial (Miller et al. 2018)
United States / Missouri1) A Randomized Controlled Trial of Dyadic-Interpersonal Psychotherapy in a Low-Income Population with Perinatal Depression (Lenze et al. 2018)
United States / New Jersey1) Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training: Effects on School and Social Functioning (Young et al. 2013)
2) Long-Term Effects from a School-Based Trial Comparing Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training to Group Counseling (Young et al. 2018)
3) School-related Outcomes from a Randomized Controlled Trial of Adolescent Depression Prevention Programs (Thesis) (Alyssa E. McCarthy 2016)
United States / Newyork 1) A Pilot Study of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for Alcohol Dependent Women with Co-occurring Major Depression (Gamble et al. 2013)
United States / Newyork 1) IPT for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs health care system; (Stewart et al. 2014)
2) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression: A Meta-Analysis (Cupjers et al. 2011)
3) A randomized effectiveness trial of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (Mufson et al. 2004)
5) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT- A): Extending the Reach from Academic to Community Settings (Laura Mufson)
6) “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD: New findings,” Grand Rounds, Gracie Square Hospital, New York, NY (John C. Markowitz)
7) “Considering Interpersonal Processes and Theory in Psychotherapy Models Using IPT, MI, and Their Integration” (Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, New York (John C. Markowitz, Jill Cyranowski, Heather Flynn, Chris Wagner)
8) “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD: New findings” (Grand Rounds, Gracie Square Hospital, New York (John C. Markowitz)
9) “Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD,” Mt. Sinai Psychotherapy Group (John C. Markowitz)
10) Pilot study of interpersonal psychotherapy versus supportive psychotherapy for dysthymic patients with secondary alcohol abuse or dependence. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 2008;196: 468-474 (Markowitz et al. 2008)
11) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT‐ A): Extending the Reach from Academic to Community Settings (Laura Mufson 2010)
12) Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD (Bleiberg & Markowitz 2005)
United States / North Carolina1) Interpersonal Psychotherapy With a Parenting Enhancement Adapted for In-Home Delivery in Early Head Start (Beeber et al. 2014)
2) Parenting Enhancement, Interpersonal Psychotherapy to Reduce Depression in Low-Income Mothers of Infants and Toddlers: A Randomized Trial (Beeber et al. 2014)
United States / Pennsylvania1) Pilot feasibility study of IPT-AST in primary care (Jami F. Young, Ph.D.)
2) Effectiveness study of IPT-AST with  school counselors in the School District of Philadelphia (Jami F. Young, Ph.D.)
3) Personalized depression prevention study comparing IPT-AST and Coping with Stress for adolescents with cognitive and/or interpersonal vulnerabilities for depression (Jami F. Young, Ph.D.)
4) Long-Term Effects from a School-Based Trial Comparing Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Adolescent Skills Training to Group Counseling (Young et al. 2018)
United States / Tennessee1) Evaluating a Stepped Care Protocol for Postpartum Depression in a Pediatric Primary Care Clinic (Dissertation) (Sarah Courtney Smith (East Tennessee State University))
United States / Pittsburgh1) Three year outcomes for maintenance therapies in recurrent depression. IPT-M. Archives of General Psychiatry (Frank, E. 1990).
2) Nortriptyline and interpersonal psychotherapy as maintenance therapies for recurrent major depression: a randomized controlled trial in patients older than 59 years. IPT-M in late life. JAMA (Reynolds, CF, 1999).
3) Maintenance treatment of major depression in old age. IPT-M in late life. New England Journal of Medicine (Reynolds, CF. 2006)
4) A pilot study of brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depression among women. IPT-B. Psychiatric Services (Swartz, HA, 2004)
5) Two year outcomes for interpersonal and social rhythm therapy in individuals with bipolar I disorder. IPSRT. Archives of General Psychiatry (Frank, E. 2005).
6) Interpersonal psychotherapy for depression with panic-spectrum symptoms (IPT-PS): A pilot study. IPT-PS. Depression and Anxiety (Cyranowski, JM. 2005)
7) A randomized trial of weekly, twice-monthly, and monthly interpersonal psychotherapy as maintenance treatment for women with recurrent depression. IPT-M. American Journal of PsychiatrY (Frank, E. 2007).
8) Brief interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed mothers whose children are receiving psychiatric treatment. IPT-MOMS. American Journal of Psychiatry (Swartz, HA. 2008).
9) A randomized trial of culturally relevant, brief interpersonal psychotherapy for perinatal depression. IPT-B for perinatal depression. Psychiatric Services (Grote, NK. 2009).
10) A randomized pilot study of psychotherapy and quetiapine for the acute treatment of bipolar II depression. IPSRT for bipolar II. Bipolar Disorders (Swartz, HA. 2012)
11) Brief psychotherapy for maternal depression: Impact on mothers and children. IPT-MOMS. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Swartz, HA. 2016).
12) Therapist use of specific and non-specific strategies across two affect-focused psychotherapies: Role of adherence monitoring. IPT Adherence Monitoring. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration (Amole MC. 2017).
13) Psychotherapy alone and combined with medication as treatments for bipolar II depression: A randomized controlled trial. IPSRT for bipolar II. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (Swartz, HA. 2018).
14) Moderators and mediators of a maternal depression treatment study: Impact of maternal trauma and parenting on child outcomes. IPT process research. Comprehensive Psychiatry (Swartz, HA. 2018)
United States / Virginia1) NAVY Project (feasibility and acceptability of group IPT for depressed navy spouses) (Dr. Verdeli (GMH lab))
United States / Washington1) Public Health Based Interpersonal Therapy for Perinatal Depression Among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Women: Adverse Neonatal Birth Events and Treatment Response (Amritha Bhat et al. 2017)
United States / Washington D.C.1)  “Mediators of Psychotherapies for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Symposium 148, How do different PTSD treatments work? Clues from mediation research, ABCT, Washington, D.C., November 2018 (John C. Markowitz)
United States / Wisconsin1) Web-Based Therapist Training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression: Pilot Study (Kobak et al. 2017)
United States / Wyoming1) Potential IPT implementation for veterans (delivery methods for psychotherapy in primary care) (Juan Manuel Hernandez, M.A. (Cheyenne VAMC, Wyoming))
Zambia1) Randomized pilot study of IPT versus pharmacotherapy for postpartum depression in Zambian women with HIV (in progress); Crystal Edler Schiller, Ph.D (UNC Chapel Hill)