Year: 1996 Source: Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v.35, no.9, (Sept.1996), p.1145-55 SIEC No: 19970128

This study is a 1-year follow-up of 14 depressed adolescents, who were treated for 3 months with interpersonal psychotherapy, adapted for depressed adolescents (IPT-A). Ten adolescents participated in the follow-up evaluation – only one of them met criteria for an affective disorder. The majority of subjects reported few depressive symptoms & had maintained their improvements in social functioning since completion of treatment.