Online CBT May Offer Little To No Benefit For Depression

For people with depression, cognitive behavioral therapy is deemed an effective treatment option. When it comes to the computerized form of the therapy, however, a new study suggests it offers little or no benefits for individuals with the condition.

Study coauthor Simon Gilbody, professor of psychological medicine and health services research at the University of York in the UK, and colleagues recently published their findings in The BMJ.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of talk therapy that aims to help patients with mental health problems overcome negative thoughts and behaviors that may be contributing to their condition.


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