CBT for depression Evaluation

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CBT for Depression STRENGTH- Kuyken et al (2008)
Found that CBT was more effective than antidepressants at preventing relapse.
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CBT for Depression STRENGTH- Butler et al (2006)
Concluded that CBT was more effective at treating depression after several literature reviews and meta-analyses into this topic.
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CBT for Depression STRENGTH of NICE
NICE recommended CBT as the most effective psychological treatment for moderate and severe depression.
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CBT for Depression STRENGTH- Comer (1998)
50-60% of patients show no reoccurance of depressive symptoms after treatment.
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CBT for Depression WEAKNESS- Chan et al (2006)
Found that drug therapy can be most effective as an add-on to CBT, with it sometimes being more effective than just solely CBT.
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CBT for Depression WEAKNESS of NICE
In 2004, NICE actually recommended psychodynamic for more complex cases of depression.
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CBT for Depression WEAKNESS of ethics
Can cause distress and upset participants as it's based on the Cognitive explanation of depression which basically blames patients for their own views.
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CBT for Depression WEAKNESS of accessibility
Waiting lists for CBT are often long and not many depressed patients gain access to it. Thus, why Williams looked into iCBT.
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NICE recommended CBT as the most effective psychological treatment for moderate and severe depression.

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50-60% of patients show no reoccurance of depressive symptoms after treatment.

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Found that drug therapy can be most effective as an add-on to CBT, with it sometimes being more effective than just solely CBT.

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