Flashcards in G543 - Treating Depression - Karp And Frank 1995 Deck (16)
What was it a review article into?
The effectiveness of single treatments and combined drug and psychotherapeutic treatments of depression
Who did the research that was reviewed concentrate on?
Women who were diagnosed with depression
How many pieces of research were used?
When was the research gathered?
1974 - 1992
How many women took part in the selective studies?
What was depression analysed with?
A variety of depression inventories
What were all patients tested prior to?
When were the patients also tested?
Who was also needed to assess patients?
For most of the studies, what did not improve the effectiveness of of the drug therapy?
Adding psychological treatments to drug therapy
Occasionally studies did show there was less attrition when what was used?
What did using combination therapies mean for patients?
They were more likely to continue with the treatment if cognitive therapy was given in addition to drug therapy
What would be the logical inference in regards to treatments?
Two treatments are better than one
What did the evidence show to contradict the logical way of thinking about treatments?
The evidence does not show any better outcomes for patients offered combined therapy as opposed to only drug therapy
What do the results say about drug therapy on depression?
Shows the effectiveness