Interpersonal problem-solving skills training in the treatment of self-poisoning patients.

@article{Mcleavey1994InterpersonalPS,
  title={Interpersonal problem-solving skills training in the treatment of self-poisoning patients.},
  author={Breda C Mcleavey and Rhona Daly and J W Ludgate and Charles Murray},
  journal={Suicide & life-threatening behavior},
  year={1994},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={382-94}
}
The present study evaluated the effectiveness of interpersonal problem-solving skills training (IPSST) for the treatment of self-poisoning patients. Thirty-nine self-poisoning patients were assigned randomly either to IPSST or to a control treatment condition (a brief problem-oriented approach). Both conditions were equally effective in reducing the number of presenting problems and in reducing hopelessness levels. However, the IPSST condition was significantly more effective than the control… CONTINUE READING

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