Randomized controlled trial comparing brief dynamic and supportive therapy with waiting list condition in minor depressive disorders.

@article{Maina2005RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial comparing brief dynamic and supportive therapy with waiting list condition in minor depressive disorders.},
  author={G. Maina and Federica Forner and Filippo Bogetto},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  year={2005},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={43-50}
}
BACKGROUND Although many evidences suggest the presence of specific therapeutic factors in brief dynamic therapy (BDT), few studies have investigated its efficacy in the treatment of depressive disorders in comparison to other psychotherapies. The aim of this study was to determine whether BDT is more effective than brief supportive psychotherapy (BSP) and waiting list condition in the treatment of minor depressive disorders. METHOD Thirty patients with primary DSM-IV dysthymic disorder… CONTINUE READING