Sequence of improvement in depressive symptoms across cognitive therapy and pharmacotherapy.

@article{Bhar2008SequenceOI,
  title={Sequence of improvement in depressive symptoms across cognitive therapy and pharmacotherapy.},
  author={Sunil Bhar and Lois A. Gelfand and Sabine P Schmid and Robert Gallop and Robert J Derubeis and Steven D. Hollon and Jay D. Amsterdam and Richard Charles Shelton and A. T. Beck},
  journal={Journal of affective disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={110 1-2},
  pages={161-6}
}
BACKGROUND The authors examined the patterns of improvement in cognitive and vegetative symptoms of major depression in individuals treated with cognitive therapy (CT) or pharmacotherapy (PT). METHOD Outpatients diagnosed with major depressive disorder (n=180) were randomized to receive either CT or PT. Cognitive and vegetative symptoms of major depression were measured by the Beck Depression Inventory-II at baseline and regularly throughout 16 weeks of treatment. RESULTS Multivariate… CONTINUE READING

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