Finding a voice: A journey towards being assertive

Dennis, Maxine (2012) Finding a voice: A journey towards being assertive. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 19 (2). pp. 179-185. ISSN Online ISSN: 1099-0879

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This is a case study of two depressed women who were able to benefit from a 16-week course of InterpersonalPsychotherapy. This well-established brief psychotherapy has become increasingly available throughout the UK. The focus of this biopsychosocial approach that is on change within the patients interpersonal world means a more active goal-focused approach that addresses symptomatic and emotional concerns using the individuals narrative. In both cases, there was a significant reported change in their depression, initial presenting problems, understanding of their difficulties and interpersonal functioning.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: First published online: 21 Feb 2012
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women, Depression, Brief Therapy
Subjects: Disabilities & Disorders (mental & physical) > Depression
Psychological Therapies, Psychiatry, Counselling > Brief Therapies
Department/People: Children, Young Adult and Family Services

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