One-Year Follow-Up of the Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy for Patients' Depression: A Randomized, Single-Blinded, Controlled Study

@inproceedings{Chiang2015OneYearFO,
  title={One-Year Follow-Up of the Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Group Therapy for Patients' Depression: A Randomized, Single-Blinded, Controlled Study},
  author={Kai-Jo Chiang and Tsai-Hui Chen and Hsiu-Tsu Hsieh and Jui-chen Tsai and Keng-Liang Ou and Kuei-Ru Chou},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2015}
}
The aim of the study was to investigate the long-term (one year) effectiveness of a 12-session weekly cognitive behavior group therapy (CBGT) on patients with depression. This was a single-blind randomized controlled study with a 2-arm parallel group design. Eighty-one subjects were randomly assigned to 12 sessions intervention group (CBGT) or control group (usual outpatient psychiatric care group) and 62 completed the study. The primary outcome was depression measured with Beck Depression… CONTINUE READING