Self-help books for depression: how can practitioners and patients make the right choice?

EJ Anderson, G Lewis, R Araya, R Elgie, G Harrison, J Proudfoot, U Schmidt, DJ Sharp, A Weightman, C Williams

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Abstract

Our primary aim was to review and update the evidence for the clinical effectiveness of bibliotherapy in the treatment of depression. Our secondary aim was to identify which of these self-help materials are generally available to buy and to examine the evidence specific to these publications.
Translated title of the contributionSelf-help books for depression: how can practitioners and patients make the right choice?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387 - 392
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of General Practice
Volume55 (514)
Publication statusPublished - May 2005

Bibliographical note

Publisher: Royal College of General Practitioners

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