Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chinese Americans With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Hwang2015CulturallyAC,
  title={Culturally Adapted Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chinese Americans With Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Wei-chin Hwang and Hector F. Myers and Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu and Elsie Mak and Jonathan E. Butner and Ken A Fujimoto and Jeffrey J. Wood and Jeanne Miranda},
  journal={Psychiatric services},
  year={2015},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={
          1035-42
        }
}
OBJECTIVE No randomized controlled trials (RCTs) for adults have compared the effectiveness of a well-specified psychotherapy and a culturally adapted version of the same treatment. This study evaluated the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and culturally adapted CBT (CA-CBT) in treating depressed Chinese-American adults. METHODS This RCT treated 50 Chinese Americans who met criteria for major depression and sought treatment at community mental health clinics. Screening of… CONTINUE READING

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