The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Mead2005TheCE,
  title={The clinical effectiveness of guided self-help versus waiting-list control in the management of anxiety and depression: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Nicola Mead and Wendy Macdonald and Peter Bower and Karina Lovell and David S. Richards and Chris Roberts and Aidan Bucknall},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={
          1633-43
        }
}
BACKGROUND There are significant barriers to accessing effective psychological therapy in primary care resulting from a lack of suitably trained therapists to meet current demand. More efficient service delivery using minimal interventions (such as bibliotherapy) provided by paraprofessional therapists may be one method of overcoming these problems, and is the subject of attention in the UK and elsewhere. A randomized trial was conducted to test the clinical effectiveness of this model… CONTINUE READING

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