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Psychotherapy of Depression and Dysthymia

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Psychotherapy has the potential to address the health, social and inter-personal problems associated with ageing and to help elderly people take an active part in managing depression. The well-described psychological treatments available for the treatment of depressive illness in older people include cognitive behavioural therapies and interpersonal psychotherapy. Evidence for the efficacy of these therapies comes from a limited number of randomised controlled trials, including trials of care...

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10.1002/9780470669600.ch87

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons
Pages:
543-551
Host title:
Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry: Third Edition
Publication date:
2010-12-02
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uuid:c0f3aec5-e89c-46e6-a65c-f1124413b2a5
Source identifiers:
345575
Local pid:
pubs:345575
ISBN:
9780470747230

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