Guided self-help cognitive behavioural therapy for depression in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
OPEN PloS one | 18 Jan 2013
C Williams, P Wilson, J Morrison, A McMahon, W Andrew, L Allan, A McConnachie, Y McNeill and L Tansey
Access to Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for depression is limited. One solution is CBT self-help books. Trial Objectives: To assess the impact of a guided self-help CBT book (GSH-CBT) on mood, compared to treatment as usual (TAU). Hypotheses:GSH-CBT will have improved mood and knowledge of the causes and treatment of depression compared to the control receiving TAUGuided self-help will be acceptable to patients and staff.
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