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Differential symptom reduction by drugs and psychotherapy in acute depression.
A randomized, controlled trial compared the combination of amitriptyline hydrochloride and short-term interpersonal psychotherapy, either treatment alone, and a nonscheduled treatment control groupExpand
Treatment of depression by drugs and psychotherapy.
Patients receiving amitriptyline and little psychotherapy had a 12-percent relapse rate, compared to a 16-percent rate for those receiving more psychotherapy and no medication, and psychotherapy was beneficial to patients with problems of social adjustment and interpersonal relations. Expand
The efficacy of drugs and psychotherapy in the treatment of acute depressive episodes.
It was found that pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy alone were equally efficacious and better than nonscheduled treatment and the combination treatment of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy was more effective than either treatment alone and delayed the onset of symptomatic failure. Expand
Physiological Correlates of Tension and Antagonism During Psychotherapy: A Study of "Interpersonal Physiology"
The correlation between social behavior and autonomic physiology found in this investigation apply only to psychotherapy involving a specific patient and therapist, and do not allow broad generalizations to other psychotherapeutic diads, but offer heuristic guidelines* for more extensive investigations in this area. Expand
Prevention of relapse in schizophrenia. An evaluation of fluphenazine decanoate.
It is suggested that compliance is not an important determinant of relapse among newly discharged schizophrenic patients and there were no differences between the treatment groups as to development of affective symptomatology or social adjustment. Expand
(-) Delta 9 THC as an hypnotic. An experimental study of three dose levels.
(−)δ9 THC was found to significantly decrease the time it takes to fall asleep in physically healthy insomniacs and tended to be associated with some decrease in awakenings in the first half of the night. Expand
The findings are interpreted to support the value of the use of multiple assessments based on patients' self-reports and clinical interview ratings and to suggest the existence of self-report response sets and psychiatric rater biases. Expand
Psychopharmacology : a generation of progress
The purpose ofthis all-encompassing volume is well stated in its preface, which notes that it was developed by the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology for the purpose of providing aExpand
Differential actions of chlordiazepoxide and oxazepam on hostility.
The present study was designed to examine specifically whether this differential effect of chlordiazepoxide and oxazepam acted differentially in altering hostile and aggressive feelings in a population of student volunteers. Expand
Effects of maintenance amitriptyline and psychotherapy on symptoms of depression.
Maintenance amitriptyline gave a significant advantage over early withdrawal in preventing symptom recrudescence and psychotherapy produced no significant advantages over low contact on symptoms, although it did improve social adjustment ratings reported elsewhere. Expand