“Efficacy of Psychotherapy for Depressed Parkinson`s Disease Patients”
The primary aim of this randomized controlled trial is to determine the acute antidepressant efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) in depressed patients with Parkinson`s Disease.
Behavioral - Interpersonal Psychotherapy
A 12-week intervention that focuses on resolving interpersonal stressors that are linked to the onset, maintenance or exacerbation of depressive symptoms
Behavioral - Supportive Psychotherapy
A 12-week intervention that focuses on non-specific factors that contribute to therapy outcome
Evaluation of Two Psychotherapies for Depressed Patients With Parkinson`s Disease