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Bland P. Is adding CBT effective for treatment-resistant depression? Practitioner 2013; 257 (1757):5

Is adding CBT effective for treatment-resistant depression?

24 Jan 2013Pais-up subscribers

Addition of CBT to antidepressant drug therapy more than trebles the odds of response for those with treatment-resistant depression, a primary care study has found. The authors suggest that CBT is reserved as an add-on therapy for those who have not responded to drug treatment after 6-8 weeks.

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