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Brief Group Intervention Using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) for Depression in College Students

2014-08-27 03:13:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Depression is an important mental health concern in college students. This study will recruit students who test positive for moderate to severe depression on the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI). Subjects will be randomly assigned to either a treatment or a control condition. Those in the treatment group will receive four 90 minute group classes using EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to address traumatic memories and other self-identified causes of depression. It will compare them to a no treatment control group.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Conditions

Depression

Intervention

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques)

Location

College of Science, University of Santo Tomas
Manila
Philippines
1015

Status

Completed

Source

Soul Medicine Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:54-0400

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