The origins and current status of behavioral activation treatments for depression.

  title={The origins and current status of behavioral activation treatments for depression.},
  author={Sona Dimidjian and Manuel Barrera and Christopher R. Martell and Ricardo F. Mu{\~n}oz and Peter M. Lewinsohn},
  journal={Annual review of clinical psychology},
The past decade has witnessed a resurgence of interest in behavioral interventions for depression. This contemporary work is grounded in the work of Lewinsohn and colleagues, which laid a foundation for future clinical practice and science. This review thus summarizes the origins of a behavioral model of depression and the behavioral activation (BA) approach to the treatment and prevention of depression. We highlight the formative initial work by Lewinsohn and colleagues, the evolution of this… 

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