This Editorial discusses the effectiveness of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy for major depressive disorder.
This randomized clinical trial explores whether dynamic psychotherapy is not inferior to cognitive therapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder among adults treated in a community mental health center.
This randomized trial compares the efficacy of targeted complicated grief treatment, citalopram, both, or neither on the outcomes of patients with complicated grief.
This Editorial discusses the use of antipsychotic medications for indications other than psychosis in young people who do not have psychosis.
This randomized clinical trial examines whether d-cycloserine augments cognitive behavioral therapy in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and whether concomitant use of antidepressants moderates the effects of d-cycloserine.
This randomized clinical trial reports that a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) intervention that includes skills training is effective for reducing suicide and self-injury attempts in women with borderline personality disorder (BPD).
This retrospective descriptive analysis reports that despite cautions concerning risks associated with long-term benzodiazepine use, especially in older patients, long-term benzodiazepine use remains common in this age group. More vigorous clinical interventions supporting judicious benzodiazepine use may be needed to decrease rates of long-term benzodiazepine use in older adults.
This pragmatic effectiveness trial finds that telemedicine-based collaborative care can successfully engage rural veterans in evidence-based psychotherapy to improve outcomes of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
This randomized clinical trial reports that problem adaptation therapy was more efficacious than supportive therapy for cognitively impaired patients in reducing depression and disability. Problem adaptation therapy may provide relief to a large group of depressed and cognitively impaired older adults with few treatment options.
This randomized clinical trial shows that cognitive behavior therapy that includes exposure therapy to treat prolonged grief disorder facilitates emotional responses that reduce symptoms.
LaFrance et al evaluate different treatments for psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, including medication only, cognitive behavioral therapy informed psychotherapy only, and cognitive behavioral therapy informed psychotherapy with medication, compared with standard medical care (treatment as usual).
Huhn et al perform a systematic overview on the efficacy of pharmacotherapies and psychotherapies for major psychiatric disorders and compare the quality of pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy trials. See also the editorial by Correll and Carbon.
Wallace et al demonstrate a novel exploratory approach to moderation analysis with a sample of 291 adults from a randomized clinical trial that compared an empirically supported psychotherapy and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor pharmacotherapy as treatments for depression.
McGrath et al identify a candidate neuroimaging treatment-specific biomarker that predicts differential outcome to either medication or psychotherapy.
Weisz et al conduct a meta-analysis of 52 randomized trials directly comparing evidence-based
psychotherapies with usual clinical care for psychopathology in children and adolescents. See also
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