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1

Name a strength of CBT

It is effective - a large body of evidence to support the effectiveness of CBT to treat depression

2

Give an example of research to support the effectiveness of CBT

Research compared effects of CBT to antidepressants and a combination in 327 depressed adolescents

3

What were the findings of the supporting research for CBT

After 36 weeks - 81% of CBT group - 81% of antidepressants group - 86% of combination group - significantly improved

When CBT was compared to effects of antidepressants CBT emerged just as effective as medication - also helpful alongside medication

4

What does the supporting research for the effectiveness of CBT suggest

There is a good case for making CBT the first choice of treatment in public health care

5

Name a limitation of CBT

May not work for the most severe cases of depression - IN some cases patients can't motivate themselves to take on the hard cognitive work required for CBT

6

How would CBT not working for most severe cases be overcome

It's possible to treat patients with antidepressants and commence CBT when they're more motivated

7

Why is the fact CBT doesn't work for all patients potentially an issue

Limitation of CBT because it means CBT can't be used as the sole treatment for all cases of depression