Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) and treatment outcomes: epistemological assumptions and controversies.

@article{Williams2015ImprovingAT,
  title={Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) and treatment outcomes: epistemological assumptions and controversies.},
  author={C. Joseph Williams},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={
          344-51
        }
}
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is recommended as a primary treatment choice in England, for anxiety and depression, by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). It has been argued that CBT has enjoyed political and cultural dominance and this has arguably led to maintained government investment in England for the cognitive and behavioural treatment of mental health problems. The government programme 'Improving Access to Psychological Therapies' (IAPT) aims to improve the… CONTINUE READING

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