The Practitioner 2007;251(1698):20-22

Internet-based CBT not effective as stand-alone intervention for depression

01 Sep 2007Pais-up subscribers

One of the fundamental principles of cognitive therapy is that it requires a sound therapeutic alliance. It has even been suggested that the quality of the therapeutic relationship is more important than the specific type of psychotherapy used in determining the clinical outcome. Computers may complement the role of physicians and therapists, but they are no substitute.

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