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Intensive Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy for Depression: Preliminary Findings with Four Country Residents

  • Dieter Schlosser (a1), David J. Kavanagh (a2) and Peter H. Wilson (a2)


Clients who are unable to attend regular therapy sessions over an extended period present a challenge for treatment. This paper describes a brief intensive program of cognitive therapy for depression that was designed for four residents of country towns. Effects were highly consistent with the impact of group treatments delivered on a more traditional schedule. If confirmed in a controlled group study, these results suggest that cognitive therapy may be applied more economically and more widely than was previously realized.


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Department of Psychology, University of Sydney, N.S.W. 2006


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Intensive Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy for Depression: Preliminary Findings with Four Country Residents

  • Dieter Schlosser (a1), David J. Kavanagh (a2) and Peter H. Wilson (a2)


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