Unwanted Events and Side Effects in Cognitive Behavior Therapy

@article{SchermulyHaupt2018UnwantedEA,
  title={Unwanted Events and Side Effects in Cognitive Behavior Therapy},
  author={Marie-Luise Schermuly-Haupt and Michael Linden and A John Rush},
  journal={Cognitive Therapy and Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={42},
  pages={219-229}
}
Side effects (SEs) are negative reactions to an appropriately delivered treatment, which must be discriminated from unwanted events (UEs) or consequences of inadequate treatment. One hundred CBT therapists were interviewed for UEs and SEs in one of their current outpatients. Therapists reported 372 UEs in 98 patients and SEs in 43 patients. Most frequent were "negative wellbeing/distress" (27% of patients), "worsening of symptoms" (9%), "strains in family relations" (6%); 21% of patients… 
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