Camilla Babbage and Maria Loades summarise the largest meta-analysis to date on the effectiveness of CBT for depression.[read the full story...]
Combining psychotherapy and antidepressants is best for common mental illnesses
Patrick Kennedy-Williams summarises a recent meta-analysis, which finds that combined treatment with psychotherapy and antidepressants is more effective than treatment with antidepressants alone.[read the full story...]
Should we be treating seasonal affective disorder with antidepressants?
Seasonal affective disorder (winter depression) is a type of depression that recurs in the autumn and lasts until the spring. It is similar to regular depression except sufferers are usually very tired and have an increase in their appetite. It is more common in countries with few daylight hours in winter. People with seasonal affective [read the full story…]