Controlled acute and follow-up trial of cognitive therapy and pharmacotherapy in out-patients with recurrent depression.


BACKGROUND We report a randomised controlled trial, in both the acute and maintenance stage of treatment, in 75 out-patients with recurrent major depression. METHOD Patients were allocated to three groups: 16 weeks of acute treatment and two years' maintenance treatment in the following way: antidepressants and maintenance antidepressants; cognitive… (More)