Effects of treatment duration and severity of depression of the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic interpersonal psychotherapy

  • Shapiro D
  • Barkham M
  • Rees A
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Depressed clients (n=117), stratified for severity, completed 8 or 16 sessions of manualized treatment, either cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CB) or psychodynamic-interpersonal psychotherapy (PI). On most measures, CB and PI were equally effective, irrespective of severity of depression or duration of treatment. Found evidence of some advantage to CB on Beck Depression Inventory

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  • Behavior Modification
  • CBT
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Counseling Techniques
  • Depression
  • Foreign Countries
  • Outcomes of Treatment

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  • D. A. Shapiro

  • M. Barkham

  • A. Rees

  • G. E. Hardy

  • S. Reynolds

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