Since its introduction as a brief, empirically validated treatment for depression, Interpersonal Psychotherapy has broadened its scope and repertoire to include disorders of behavior and personality as well as disorders of mood. Practitioners in today's managed care climate will welcome this encyclopedic reference consolidating the 1984 manual (revised) with new applications and research results plus studies in process and in promise and an international resource exchange.
Denise Wilfley, Ph.D., has joint faculty appointments at the University of California–San Diego and San Diego State University. K. Roy MacKenzie, Ph.D., and Myrna Weissman, Ph.D., have published widely on group therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy respectively. Myrna Weissman, Ph.D. (Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons), co-authored Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression (1984) with the late Gerald Klerman, M.D. Klerman was a professor of medicine and director of research laboratories at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He received the 1984 Solomon A. Berson Medical Alumni Achievement Award in Clinical Science. John C. Markowitz, M.D., (Associate Professor, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical College), trained with Dr. Klerman and presents IPT workshops worldwide. Gerald L. Klerman, M.D., is professor of medicine and is also director of research laboratories at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Klerman received the 1984 Solomon A. Berson Medical Alumni Achievement Award in Clinical Science. Myrna M. Weissman, Ph.D., is professor of psychiatry and epidemiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. She is also director of the Depression Research Unit at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale University. Bruce J. Rounsaville, M.D., is assistant professor of psychiatry and is also connected with the Depression Research Unit at the Yale University School of Medicine. Eve S. Chevron, M.S., is the project coordinator at the Depression Research Unit at the Yale University School of Medicine.