PHASE: a randomised, controlled trial of supervised self-help cognitive behavioural therapy in primary care.

@article{Richards2003PHASEAR,
  title={PHASE: a randomised, controlled trial of supervised self-help cognitive behavioural therapy in primary care.},
  author={Ann Richards and Michael Barkham and Jane Cahill and David Richards and Chris R Williams and Phil Heywood},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2003},
  volume={53 495},
  pages={764-70}
}
BACKGROUND Common mental health problems account for up to 40% of all general practitioner (GP) consultations. Patients have limited access to evidence-based psychological therapies. Cognitive behavioural therapy self-help strategies offer one potential solution. AIM To determine differences in clinical outcome, patient satisfaction and costs, between a cognitive behavioural-based self-help package facilitated by practice nurses compared to ordinary care by GPs for mild to moderate anxiety… CONTINUE READING