Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: a promising new approach to preventing depressive relapse.

  title={Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy: a promising new approach to preventing depressive relapse.},
  author={J. Mark G. Williams and Willem Kuyken},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={200 5},
  • J. WilliamsW. Kuyken
  • Published 1 May 2012
  • Psychology
  • The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) was developed as a psychological approach for people at risk for depressive relapse who wish to learn how to stay well in the long-term. In this article we set out the rationale for MBCT, outline the treatment approach, overview the efficacy research to date and look to future challenges. 

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