By Mark A. Whisman PhD

Whereas the efficacy of cognitive remedy for melancholy is definitely tested, each clinician is probably going to come across sufferers who don't reply to "standard" protocols. during this hugely sensible quantity, best specialists offer a unified set of medical directions for conceptualizing, assessing, and treating tough displays of melancholy. provided are special, versatile innovations for addressing critical, continual, in part remitted, or recurrent melancholy, in addition to psychiatric comorbidities, health conditions, and relations difficulties which can complicate therapy. The ebook additionally deals crucial wisdom and instruments for providing powerfuble care to express populations of depressed sufferers: ethnic minorities; lesbian, homosexual, and bisexual humans; children; and older adults.

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Et al. (2005). Prevention of relapse following cognitive therapy vs. medications in moderate to severe depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62, 417–422. Hollon, S. , & Strunk, D. (2006). Enduring effects for cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of depression and anxiety. Annual Review of Psychology, 57, 285–315. Hollon, S. , & Markowitz, J. C. (2002). Treatment and prevention of depression. Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 3, 39–77. Jacobson, N. , Dobson, K. , Truax, P.

Additional dismantling and process studies are needed to explore these dimensions. Finally, we know relatively little about patient predictors of outcome in CT for depression. Although higher levels of initial depres- CT for Depression 31 sion severity, more chronicity, and more comorbidity are predictors of more negative outcomes, much more research is needed to explore factors such as depression subtypes or other factors that may affect patients’ short- and long-term responses to this treatment model.

1994). Cognitive and cognitive-behavioral therapies. In A. E. Bergin & S. L. , pp. 428–466). New York: Wiley. Hollon, S. , DeRubeis, R. , Shelton, R. , Amsterdam, J. , Salomon, R. , O’Reardon, J. , et al. (2005). Prevention of relapse following cognitive therapy vs. medications in moderate to severe depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62, 417–422. Hollon, S. , & Strunk, D. (2006). Enduring effects for cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of depression and anxiety. Annual Review of Psychology, 57, 285–315.

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