ERIC Number: EJ828897
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Prevent Relapse in Pediatric Responders to Pharmacotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder
Kennard, Betsy D.; Emslie, Graham J.; Mayes, Taryn L.; Nightingale-Teresi, Jeanne; Nakonezny, Paul A.; Hughes, Jennifer L.; Jones, Jessica M.; Tao, Rongrong; Stewart, Sunita M.; Jarrett, Robin B.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n12 p1395 Dec 2008
The outcome of a sequential treatment strategy that included cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the prevention of major depressive disorder relapse among 46 youths is examined. Results show that youths under the antidepressant medication management plus relapse prevention CBT treatment was at lower risk for relapse than those under the antidepressant medication management only.
Descriptors: Prevention, Cognitive Restructuring, Drug Therapy, Depression (Psychology), Behavior Modification, Outcomes of Treatment, Youth, Comparative Analysis
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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