Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

  title={Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy for post-traumatic stress disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Salman Althobaiti and Nikolaos Kazantzis and Richard Ofori-Asenso and Lorena Romero and Jane R W Fisher and Kerry E Mills and Danny Liew},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},

A comparison of mdma-assisted psychotherapy to non-assisted psychotherapy in treatment-resistant PTSD: A systematic review and meta-analysis

These results demonstrate potential therapeutic benefit with minimal physical and neurocognitive risk for the use of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in TR-PTSD, despite little effect on Beck’s Depression Inventory.

The effectiveness of psychological interventions for reducing PTSD and psychological distress in first responders: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Psychological interventions are effective in reducing PTSD, depression and anxiety symptoms but not stress in first responders, but no differences were found for depression.

Non-Trauma-Focused Psychotherapies for the Treatment of PTSD: a Descriptive Review

There is evidence supporting the use of these non-trauma-focused therapies for PTSD, including mindfulness and meditation approaches and Skills Training for Affective and Interpersonal Regulation (STAIR).

Polygenic risk for traumatic loss-related PTSD in US military veterans: Protective effect of secure attachment style

  • Ruth H. AschI. Esterlis R. Pietrzak
  • Psychology
    The world journal of biological psychiatry : the official journal of the World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry
  • 2021
Having a secure attachment style may help mitigate polygenic risk for developing traumatic loss-related PTSD in US veterans, and psychological treatments targeting attachment security may helping mitigate increased polygenicrisk for loss- related PTSD in this population.

The effect of cognitive behavioral therapy on the release of interpersonal stress.

CBT can effectively relieve social avoidance and distress of workplace employees and can improve the symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Workforce situation of the Chinese mental health care system: results from a cross-sectional study

Sustained effort will be required to provide a high-quality, equitably distributed psychotherapy workforce in China, despite challenges for community mental health sectors and western China being likely to continue for some time.



Psychological interventions for ICD-11 complex PTSD symptoms: systematic review and meta-analysis

The development of effective interventions for CPTSD can build upon the success of PTSD interventions, and the benefits of flexibility in intervention selection, sequencing and delivery should be assessed, based on clinical need and patient preferences.

Narrative Exposure Therapy versus Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Individual NET in combination with group-based mourning comprises an effective treatment for traumatized survivors who have to bear the loss of loved ones and have been suffering from symptoms of PTSD and depression.

Is Exposure Necessary? A Randomized Clinical Trial of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for PTSD.

Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), which has demonstrated antidepressant efficacy and shown promise in pilot PTSD research as a non-exposure-based non-cognitive-behavioral PTSD treatment, was tested as a gold-standard treatment for PTSD.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing in Patients with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

It is suggested that EMDR is better than CBT in reducing post-traumatic symptoms and anxiety, however, there was no difference reported in reducing depression.

Cognitive behavioral therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder in women: a randomized controlled trial.

Prolonged exposure is an effective treatment for PTSD in female veterans and active-duty military personnel and it is feasible to implement prolonged exposure across a range of clinical settings.

Group interpersonal psychotherapy for low-income women with posttraumatic stress disorder

IPT was significantly more effective than the wait list in reducing PTSD and depression symptom severity and participants had significantly lower scores than waitlist individuals on four interpersonal functioning subscales.

The effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy on psychological distress in the mothers of preterm infants: a systematic review and meta-analysis

CBT was effective in decreasing the level of PTSD and anxiety in the mothers of preterm infants, according to a meta-analysis of four clinical trials.

Effectiveness of Interpersonal Psychotherapy-Trauma for Depressed Women With Childhood Abuse Histories

Evidence-based psychotherapies like IPT-T are needed in CMHCs, where some of the most vulnerable patients receive treatment, and IPT’s superior improvements in social health and PTSD symptoms are cause for optimism.

Psychosocial interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder in refugees and asylum seekers resettled in high-income countries: Systematic review and meta-analysis

Overall, psychosocial interventions for asylum seekers and refugees with PTSD resettled in high-income countries were found to provide significant benefits in reducing PTSD symptoms, and Narrative exposure therapy was the best-supported intervention.

A Brief Exposure-Based Treatment vs Cognitive Processing Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Randomized Noninferiority Clinical Trial

Although WET involves fewer sessions, it was noninferior to CPT in reducing symptoms of PTSD, suggesting that WET is an efficacious and efficient PTSD treatment that may reduce attrition and transcend previously observed barriers to PTSD treatment for both patients and providers.