Solution-focused counseling and its use in postpartum depression

  title={Solution-focused counseling and its use in postpartum depression},
  author={Seyed Abbas Mousavi and Somayeh Ramezani and Ahmad Khosravi},
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Effectiveness of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

The studies reviewed provide strong evidence that SFBT is an effective treatment for a wide variety of behavioral and psychological outcomes and, in addition, it may be briefer and therefore less costly than alternative approaches.

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