ERIC Number: EJ487607
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Comparative Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral and Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapies for Depressed Family Caregivers.
Gallagher-Thompson, Dolores; Steffen, Ann M.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v62 n3 p543-49 Jun 1994
Randomly assigned depressed family caregivers (n=66) of frail elderly relatives to 20 sessions of cognitive-behavioral (CB) or brief psychodynamic (PD) individual psychotherapy. At posttreatment, 71% of caregivers were no longer clinically depressed, with no differences found between two treatments. Found interaction between treatment modality and length of caregiving on symptom-oriented measures. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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