Selected Publications


Journal Articles

Brunstein Klomek, A., Kopelman-Rubin, D., Argintaru, H., Apter, A., & Mufson, L. (In press). A pilot feasibility study of interpersonal psychotherapy in adolescents diagnosed with LD and/or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with subsyndromal depression and anxiety (IPT-ALD). Journal of Psychotherapy Integration.

McGlinchey, E.L, Turner, J.B., & Mufson, L. (2016). The relationship between sleep disturbances and outcome in treatment for adolescent depression. Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/camh.12176

La Greca, A.M., Ehrenreich-May, J., Mufson, L., & Chan, S. (2016). Preventing adolescent social anxiety and depression and reducing peer victimization: Intervention development and open trial. Child Youth Care Forum, 45(6), 905–926.

Masia Warner, C., Colognori, D., Brice, C., Herzig, K., Mufson, L., Lynch, C., Reiss, P.T., Petkova, E., Fox, J., Moceri, D.C., Ryan, J., & Klein, R.G. (2016). Can school counselors deliver cognitive-behavioral treatment for social anxiety effectively? A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57(11), 1229–1238. doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12550

Miller, L., Hlastala, S., Mufson, L., Leibenluft, E., & Riddle, M. (2016). Interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents with mood and behavior dysregulation: Evidence-based case study. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 1(4), 159–175. doi: 10.1080/23794925.2016.1247679

Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., Mufson, L., Westervelt, A., Almirall, D., & Murphy, S. (2016). A pilot SMART for developing an adaptive treatment strategy for adolescent depression. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45(4), 480–494. doi: 10.1080/15374416.2015.1015133

Young, J.F., Benas, J.S., Schueler, C.M., Gallop, R., Gillham, J.E., & Mufson, L. (2016). A randomized depression prevention trial comparing interpersonal psychotherapy—adolescent skills training to group counseling in schools. Prevention Science, 17(3), 314–324. doi: 10.1007/s11121-015-0620-5

Mufson, L., Yanes-Lukin, P., & Anderson, G. (2015). A pilot study of brief IPT-A delivered in primary care. General Hospital Psychiatry, 37(5), 481–484. doi: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2015.04.013

Dietz, L.J., Weinberg, R.J., Brent, D.A., & Mufson, L. (2015). Family-based interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed preadolescents: Examining efficacy and potential treatment mechanisms. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54(3), 191–199. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.12.011

Reyes-Portillo, J.A., Mufson, L., Greenhill, L.L., Gould, M.S., Fisher, P.W., Tarlow, N., & Rynn, M.A. (2014). Web-based interventions for youth internalizing problems: A systematic review. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 53(12), 1254–1270.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaac.2014.09.005

Mufson, L., Yanes-Lukin, P., Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., & Wickramaratne, P. (2014). Cultural competency and its effect on treatment outcome of IPT-A in school-based health clinics. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 68(4), 417–442.

Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., Mufson, L., Cullen, K.R., & Klimes-Dougan, B. (2013). A pilot study of depressed adolescents’ cortisol patterns during parent-adolescent conflict and response to interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT-A). Journal of Affective Disorders, 150(3), 1125–1128. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2013.05.037

Gunlicks-Stoessel, M., & Mufson, L. (2011). Early patterns of symptom change signal remission with interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. Depression and Anxiety, 28(7), 525–531. doi: 10.1002/da.20849

Mufson, L.H., Dorta, K.P., Olfson, M., Weissman, M.M., & Hoagwood, K. (2004). Effectiveness research: Transporting interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (IPT-A) from the lab to school-based health clinics. Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 7(4), 251–261.

Mufson, L., Dorta, K.P., Wickramaratne, P., Nomura, Y., Olfson, M., & Weissman, M.M. (2004). A randomized effectiveness trial of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. Archives of General Psychiatry, 61(6), 577–584.

Mufson, L., Weissman, M.M., Moreau, D., & Garfinkel, R. (1999). Efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. Archives of General Psychiatry, 56(6), 573–579.



Young, J.F., Mufson, L., & Schueler, C. (2016). Preventing adolescent depression: Interpersonal psychotherapy-adolescent skills training. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Mufson, L.. Dorta, K.P., Moreau, D., & Weissman, M.M. (2004). Interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.

Mufson, L., Moreau, D., Weissman, M.M., & Klerman, G.L. (1993). Interpersonal psychotherapy for depressed adolescents. New York, NY: Guilford Publications.