Talk Therapy Comparable to Medications for Easing Depression

It's just as effective as anti-depressants.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of talk therapy, is about as effective as antidepressants at treating depression, according to research published Dec. 8, 2015, in the British Medical Journal. The meta-analysis of 11 randomized trials compared treatment with CBT versus second-generation antidepressants—fluoxetine (Prozac®), paroxetine (Paxil®) and sertraline (Zoloft®) are examples—in a total of 1,511 […]

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