Specificity of CBT for Depression: A Contribution from Multiple Treatments Meta-analyses

@article{Honyashiki2014SpecificityOC,
  title={Specificity of CBT for Depression: A Contribution from Multiple Treatments Meta-analyses},
  author={Mina Honyashiki and Toshiaki Furukawa and Hisashi Noma and Shiro Tanaka and Peiyao Chen and Kayoko Ichikawa and Miki Ono and Rachel Churchill and Vivien M Hunot and Deborah M. Caldwell},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={249-260}
}
The “Dodo bird verdict,” which claims that all psychotherapies are equally effective, has been a source of bewilderment and intense controversy among psychiatrists and psychologists. To examine this issue, we focused on cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) and applied the newly developed review method known as multiple treatments meta-analysis (MTM). We identified randomized controlled trials comparing CBT against a psychological placebo (PP) and/or no treatment (NT) controls during the acute phase… CONTINUE READING