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Behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression

  1. Kiyomi Shinohara1,
  2. Mina Honyashiki1,
  3. Hissei Imai2,
  4. Vivien Hunot3,
  5. Deborah M Caldwell4,
  6. Philippa Davies4,
  7. Theresa HM Moore4,
  8. Toshi A Furukawa5,
  9. Rachel Churchill3,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Common Mental Disorders Group

Published Online: 16 OCT 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008696.pub2


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Shinohara K, Honyashiki M, Imai H, Hunot V, Caldwell DM, Davies P, Moore THM, Furukawa TA, Churchill R. Behavioural therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 10. Art. No.: CD008696. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008696.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine / School of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion and Human Behavior, Kyoto, Japan

  2. 2

    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine / School of Public Health, Department of Field Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

  3. 3

    University of Bristol, Centre for Academic Mental Health, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol, Avon, UK

  4. 4

    University of Bristol, School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol, Avon, UK

  5. 5

    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine / School of Public Health, Departments of Health Promotion and Behavior Change and of Clinical Epidemiology, Kyoto, Japan

*Rachel Churchill, Centre for Academic Mental Health, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Oakfield House, Oakfield Grove, Bristol, Avon, BS8 2BN, UK. rachel.churchill@ccdan.org. rachel.churchill@bristol.ac.uk.

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