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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Medication found to have the same efficacy for treating Depression…

The results from a systematic review of the literature to compare and provide clinical recommendations on the comparative effectiveness of treatment with second-generation antidepressants (SGAs) versus nonpharmacologic treatment for major depressive disorder in adults has found (based on moderate-strength evidence) similar response rates for CBT and antidepressants and remission rates were also similar for CBT and antidepressants. Additionally, antidepressants had higher risks for adverse events than most other treatment options in trials.

 

Link to research: NonpharmacologicVsPharmacologicTreatment