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The objective of this study was the effect of interference in group supportive psychotherapy by IPT method in reducing depressive symptoms of addicted patients. Such kind of research is done in true experimental way that involves both pretest- posttest randomized group design with controlled group. Participants were 22 addicted patients with 14 score and more in Beck Depressive Inventory- II. They were specified randomly in to two groups: 10 participants in experimental group and 12 participants in controlled group. The subjects in experimental group participated in 12 sessions of group interpersonal psychotherapy. To analyze the data, the autonomous T-test was utilized. The Results showed that group supportive psychotherapy by IPT method could create significantly dwindle depressive symptoms (p= 0/002, t= 5/24) in the male experimental group in compression to the controlled group. According to the results, group supportive psychotherapy by IPT method demonstrated effectiveness in reducing depressive symptoms in addicted patients.