Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy
(IPSRT), developed by Dr. Ellen Frank and colleagues at the University of Pittsburgh
, is based on the idea that disruptions in daily routines and problems in interpersonal relationships can cause recurrence of the manic
episodes that characterize bipolar disorder
- Frank, Ellen; David J. Kupfer, Michael E. Thase, Alan G. Mallinger, Holly A. Swartz, Andrea M. Fagiolini, Victoria Grochocinski, Patricia Houck, John Scott, Wesley Thompson, and Timothy Monk (2005). "Two-Year Outcomes for Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy in Individuals With Bipolar I Disorder". Archives of General Psychiatry 62 (9): 996–1004.