Humanistic therapies versus treatment as usual for depression

Philippa Davies, Vivien Hunot, Theresa Hm Moore, Deborah Caldwell, Hannah Jones, Glyn Lewis, Rachel Churchill

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of all humanistic therapies compared with treatment as usual/waiting list/attention placebo control conditions for acute depression.To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of different humanistic therapy models (person-centred, gestalt, process-experiential, transactional analysis, existential and non-directive therapies) compared with treatment as usual/waiting list/attention placebo control conditions for acute depression.To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of all humanistic therapies compared with different types of comparator (standard care, no treatment, waiting list, attention placebo) for acute depression.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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