Cognitive behavioural therapy can reduce depression in those haven't responded to antidepressants

Friday, December 7, 2012 - 15:00 in Health & Medicine

Antidepressants are the most widely used treatment for people with moderate to severe depression. However, up to two thirds of people with depression don't respond fully to this type of treatment. New findings have shown cognitive behavioral therapy, provided in addition to usual care, can reduce symptoms of depression and help improve patients' quality of life.

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