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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Depression

2014-08-27 03:16:02 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The propose of the study is to investigate the efficacy of Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT, Segal, Williams & Teasdale, 2002) for patients suffering from Chronic Major Depression. The efficacy of MBCT will be compared with the Cognitive-behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (McCullough, 2003), a treatment approach, which has proven it's efficacy yet, and with a treatment-as-usual condition (standard psychiatric outpatient care).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Major Depression

Intervention

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, The Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy, Standard psychiatric care

Location

Ruhr-University
Bochum
Germany
44780

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Ruhr University of Bochum

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:02-0400

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