Cognitive behavioral therapy with depressed adolescents?

New research from UT Southwestern Medical Center indicates that adding cognitive behavioral therapy to medication improves the long-term success of treatment for children and adolescents diagnosed with depression.

A clinical trial conducted at UT Southwestern and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas revealed that the rates of depression relapses were substantially lower in the group who received both treatments, as opposed to the medication-only group. (Click for article)

The article makes no mention of how effective CBT is on its own, or if this was part of the study, but score another one for therapy.  

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