Myrna M. Weissman, John C. Markowitz and Gerald L. Klerman

in Clinician's Quick Guide to Interpersonal Psychotherapy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780195309416
Published online June 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190637682 | DOI:

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This chapter outlines the termination of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), including goals of the termination phase, problems where the patient does not wish to terminate IPT, and patients who require longer term treatment or maintenance IPT to prevent relapse or recurrence.

Keywords: therapy termination; relapse prevention; interpersonal psychotherapy; IPT

Chapter.  1425 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Psychology

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