Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents Adapted for Self-Injury (IPT-ASI): Rationale, Overview, and Case Summary
Jacobson, Colleen M., Mufson, Laura, American Journal of Psychotherapy
Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), the intentional destruction of one's own body tissue without the conscious intent to die, is a significant health concern among adolescents, however, there are few psychosocial interventions designed to treat NSSI. The current paper describes an adaptation of Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents (IPT-A) to be used with adolescents who have symptoms of depression and are engaging in NSSI. Specifically, we describe the rationale for the adaptations made to IPT-A for self-injury (IPT-ASI), and a case vignette to illustrate the implementation of IPT-ASI. Non-suicidal self-injury is often triggered by interpersonal stressors, and IPT-ASI …
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Publication information: Article title: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents Adapted for Self-Injury (IPT-ASI): Rationale, Overview, and Case Summary. Contributors: Jacobson, Colleen M. - Author, Mufson, Laura - Author. Journal title: American Journal of Psychotherapy. Volume: 66. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 1, 2012. Page number: 349+. © American Journal of Psychotherapy 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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