Universality of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) problem areas in Thai depressed patients

@inproceedings{Lueboonthavatchai2010UniversalityOI,
  title={Universality of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) problem areas in Thai depressed patients},
  author={Peeraphon Lueboonthavatchai and Nuntika Thavichachart},
  booktitle={BMC psychiatry},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Many studies have shown the efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) on depression; however, there are limited studies concerning the universality of the IPT problem areas in different countries. This study identifies whether the interpersonal problem areas defined in the IPT manual are endorsed by Thai depressed patients. METHODS The Thai Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (Thai HRSD) and Thai Interpersonal Questionnaire were used to assess 90 depressed and 90 non-depressed… CONTINUE READING