Psychotherapy for depression in adults: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies.

@article{Cuijpers2008PsychotherapyFD,
  title={Psychotherapy for depression in adults: a meta-analysis of comparative outcome studies.},
  author={Pim Cuijpers and Annemieke van Straten and Gerhard Andersson and Patricia van Oppen},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={
          909-22
        }
}
Although the subject has been debated and examined for more than 3 decades, it is still not clear whether all psychotherapies are equally efficacious. The authors conducted 7 meta-analyses (with a total of 53 studies) in which 7 major types of psychological treatment for mild to moderate adult depression (cognitive-behavior therapy, nondirective supportive treatment, behavioral activation treatment, psychodynamic treatment, problem-solving therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and social skills… 

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