Normative data on cognitive measures of depression.

  title={Normative data on cognitive measures of depression.},
  author={David J. A. Dozois and Roger Covin and Jay K. Brinker},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={71 1},
The assessment of cognition and cognitive change is important for case conceptualization, monitoring the efficacy of specific interventions, and evaluating treatment outcome in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Unfortunately, a paucity of normative data exists on cognitive measures used for psychotherapy outcome research in depression, and little information is available to guide a practitioner's understanding of the magnitude and clinical significance of a patient's cognitive change. This article… CONTINUE READING