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Therapy: Interpersonal Therapy (IPT)

IPT is a form of psychological therapy that addresses the link between depression and relationship problems.

It helps people with depression to identify and address problems in their relationships with key people in their life (such as family, partners and friends).

Depression is not always caused by an event or a relationship difficulty but there are situations where poor and unhappy relationships with people in your life can leave you feeling depressed. Depression can further affect your relationships and cause problems with connection and communications.

IPT is a brief, attachment-focused psychotherapy that centres on resolving interpersonal problems and associated depression. By addressing interpersonal issues, interpersonal therapy for depression puts emphasis on the way symptoms are related to a person's relationships and the goal of IPT is to help you to address relational problems and to help you communicate better with in order to treat symptoms of depression.

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