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PenPIG member contributes to study looking at effectiveness of treatments for depression

Posted on September 27th 2016
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PenPIG member contributes to study looking at effectiveness of treatments for depression

A recent study showing a simple and inexpensive therapy to be equally effective at treating depression as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy was supported by PenCLAHRC Patient Involvement Group (PenPIG) member Nigel Reed.

Nigel formed part of the COBRA team – one of the largest studies in the world to assess treatments of depression through a randomised controlled clinical trial of two psychological interventions; Behavioural Activation (BA) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).

The study led by researchers from the University of Exeter, included colleagues from the Universities of York, Kings College London, and Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, as well as...

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