Behavioural activation for the treatment of low-income, African American adolescents with major depressive disorder: a case series.

@article{Jacob2013BehaviouralAF,
  title={Behavioural activation for the treatment of low-income, African American adolescents with major depressive disorder: a case series.},
  author={Maryann K. Jacob and Mary L. Keeley and Lorie A Ritschel and W Edward Craighead},
  journal={Clinical psychology & psychotherapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={87-96}
}
Behavioural activation (BA) is a psychosocial treatment that has shown promise in the treatment of adults suffering from major depressive disorder (MDD). Recent studies have shown that BA may also be effective for treating depressed adolescents. There are no studies that have reported on the BA treatment of depressed and low-income African American adolescents; thus, the current study reports on the effectiveness of a version of BA adapted for the treatment of African American adolescents who… CONTINUE READING

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