Treating Depression over the Telephone

20130310-125941.jpg
People suffering from depression can be treated over their telephone, a recent study shows. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine offered 18 weeks of cognitive behavioral therapy, a kind of talk therapy, to more than 300 patients with major depression. Half received treatment in person and half over the phone. In CBT, therapists help patients identify unhealthy patterns of thought and action and then change them. It’s proved effective for a number of disorders, including depression — at least, when delivered face-to-face. ===>Continue Reading

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Industry News, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s