David Hallford summarises a meta-analysis of psychotherapies for subthreshold depression, which suggests they may have positive acute effects in adolescents, but are not effective in children less than 12 years of age.[read the full story...]
One size fits all: could transdiagnostic therapy treat mild anxiety and depression in preadolescents?
Charlotte Huggett and Ian McGeoghegan blog about a case study, which looks at unifying treatment for mild anxiety and depression in preadolescence.[read the full story...]
Collaborative care may help older adults with subthreshold depression: CASPER trial
Ben Hannigan summarises the new CASPER trial of collaborative care versus usual care for older adults with subthreshold depression.[read the full story...]
Web-based guided self-help can prevent or delay major depression
Ioana Cristea is impressed by a large German randomised controlled trial published yesterday in JAMA, which shows web-based guided self-help to be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of major depression.
This blog also features a podcast interview with the lead author of the research, Professor Pim Cuijpers.[read the full story...]