New Peer Reviewed Meta-Study Says Psychotherapy Works for Depression!

mental-health-bipolar-disorderA meta-analysis published in PLOS Medicine establishes irrefutably that psychotherapy — and various forms of it –are effective treatment for depression. And these studies looked at the effects of psychotherapy alone — without antidepressants. This is very important in that some people, either temporarily, e.g. pregnant women, or permanently cannot or choose not to take antidepressants. The take away: YOU HAVE CHOICES!

Here’s the news…

From mental health practitioner, Adriana Barry’s blog account:

Different types of psychotherapy have similar benefits for depression

May 28, 2013 ? Treatments for depression that don’t involve antidepressant drugs but rather focus on different forms of talking therapy (referred to as psychotherapeutic interventions) are all beneficial, with no one form of therapy being better than the others, according to a study by international researchers published in this week’s PLOS Medicine. 

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Another news article from Science Daily on the same study:

Read the whole study:

http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pmed.1001454

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