Skip to main content
main-content
Top

Tip

Swipe om te navigeren naar een ander artikel

01-02-2015 | Original Article | Uitgave 1/2015

Cognitive Therapy and Research 1/2015

Group Metacognitive Therapy for Severe Antidepressant and CBT Resistant Depression: A Baseline-Controlled Trial

Tijdschrift:
Cognitive Therapy and Research > Uitgave 1/2015
Auteurs:
Costas Papageorgiou, Adrian Wells

Abstract

A significant proportion of individuals experience treatment-resistant depression, defined as a lack of or limited response to current recommended treatments. This study evaluated the effectiveness of group metacognitive therapy (GMCT) for patients who had not responded to both antidepressants and cognitive-behaviour therapy. Following a no-treatment baseline monitoring period, ten patients received 12 2-h weekly sessions, two post-treatment booster sessions and were followed up at 6 months. All of the patients completed GMCT, suggesting that this treatment was acceptable. GMCT was associated with significant improvements across measures of depression, anxiety, rumination, and positive and negative metacognitive beliefs about rumination. These gains were maintained at follow-up. Analyses of rates of recovery revealed that 70 % of patients were classified as recovered and a further 20 % as improved at both post-treatment and 6 months follow-up. There were also reductions in the frequency of comorbid diagnoses. This preliminary study supports further research into GMCT for treatment-resistant depression as a potential clinical and cost effective intervention.

Log in om toegang te krijgen

Met onderstaand(e) abonnement(en) heeft u direct toegang:

BSL Psychologie Totaal

Met BSL Psychologie Totaal blijft u als professional steeds op de hoogte van de nieuwste ontwikkelingen binnen uw vak. Met het online abonnement heeft u toegang tot een groot aantal boeken, protocollen, vaktijdschriften en e-learnings op het gebied van psychologie en psychiatrie. Zo kunt u op uw gemak en wanneer het u het beste uitkomt verdiepen in uw vakgebied.

Literatuur
Over dit artikel

Andere artikelen Uitgave 1/2015

Cognitive Therapy and Research 1/2015 Naar de uitgave