Clinical Depression

ISSN: 2572-0791

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Jana Kopinke


  • Research Article
    A Cognitive Behavioural Illness Management Program for Severe Depression: Predictors of Treatment Response
    Author(s): Annette Schaub and Jana KopinkeAnnette Schaub and Jana Kopinke

    Background: Although combined pharmacotherapy and teaching illness management are the standard in the treatment of depressed inpatients, few studies have been reported of the effects of these programs. The purpose of this study was to determine the applicability and preliminary effectiveness of a brief, group-based cognitivebehavioural illness management program for depression, and to explore whether patient socio demographic and clinical characteristics predicted differential treatment response.Methods: 97 inpatients with a major depression participated in a 6-week treatment program providing psycho education and skills to cope with the illness. Psychopathology, global functioning, knowledge about depression, selfesteem covering areas of problem solving, assertiveness and social competence were assessed as dependent variables.Resu.. Read More»

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