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Cost-effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy as an adjunct to pharmacotherapy for treatment-resistant depression in primary care: economic evaluation of the CoBalT Trial.

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BACKGROUND: Depression is expensive to treat, but providing ineffective treatment is more expensive. Such is the case for many patients who do not respond to antidepressant medication. AIMS: To assess the cost-effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) plus usual care for primary care patients with treatment-resistant depression compared with usual care alone. METHOD: Economic evaluation at 12 months alongside a randomised controlled trial. Cost-effectiveness assessed using a cost-c...

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10.1192/bjp.bp.112.125286

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Journal:
The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
204
Issue:
1
Pages:
69-76
Publication date:
2014-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
URN:
uuid:551063d7-c08a-4735-9832-4f2dc29ae906
Source identifiers:
491202
Local pid:
pubs:491202
Language:
English

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