Evaluation of the biological drug treatment of unipolar depression

HideShow resource information


  • Kuyken et al 2008 found Prozac was better than CBT at preventing relapse, offered a more effective change in quality if life, and was more cost-effective.


  • Antidepressants can be perscribed to boost mood so that other therapies like CBT can be used. Although it takes a few weeks for antidepressants to work, this may be necesary where mood is too depressed for an individual to focus no making a change in their thinking.
  • Researchers continue to seek more effective antidepressants with fewer side-effects…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Psychology resources:

See all Psychology resources »