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Psychotherapy

Roger S. McIntyre and Jay Nathanson

in Severe Depression

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print February 2010 | ISBN: 9780199570249
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191740350 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199570249.003.0009

Series: Oxford Psychiatry Library

Psychotherapy

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Relatively few studies evaluating the use of manual-based psychotherapy (e.g., cognitive-behavioural therapy) in severe MDD exist

Data suggest less robust efficacy in severe depression when compared to mild-moderate depression

There is insufficient evidence for exercise therapy and/or analytic therapies in severe MDD

Chapter.  1690 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Psychiatry

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