Post-Partum Depression: Use Interpersonal Therapy
The Carlat Psychiatry Report, Volume 1, Number 5, May 2003
Daniel Carlat, MD
Dr. Carlat has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
It’s not all about meds. This is especially true in treating postpartum depression, because so many women are understandably reluctant to expose their breast-feeding infants to antidepressants. This article reviews interpersonal therapy (IPT) as an effective modality for post-partum depression.