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A randomized trial of interpersonal psychotherapy, problem solving therapy, and supportive therapy for major depressive disorder in women with breast cancer

Breast cancer is a risk factor for major depressive disorder, yet little research has tested the efficacy of different psychotherapies for depressed women with BC.breast cancer. This study, the largest to date, compared outcomes of three evidence-based, 12-week therapies in treating major depressive disorder among women with breast cancer.

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Depression During and After Pregnancy Can Be Prevented, National Panel Says. Here’s How. – The New York Times

As many as one in seven women experience depression during pregnancy, or in the year after giving birth, and there has never been any method scientifically recommended to prevent it.

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WHO Columbia Group IPT manual for depression has now been published in Chinese and is available on WHO website.
The manual is present also in Arabic, English, and Russian. This guide covers an 8-session protocol that is similar to IPT Adapted for a Group in Uganda (IPT-G-U), a 16-session protocol devised by Kathleen Clougherty, Lena Verdeli and Myrna Weissman.Get the manual

Panel: Doctors Should Focus On Preventing Depression In Pregnant Women, New Moms

Physicians are urged to identify which pregnant women and new mothers are at high risk of depression and refer them to talk therapy before they show worsening symptoms.

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