Likelihood of beginning treatment is especially low among ethnic and racial minorities and the elderly
Kaiser Permanente study highlights benefit of cognitive behavioral therapy for teens who decline antidepressants.
Depressed teenagers who received cognitive behavioral therapy in their primary care clinic recovered faster, and were also more likely to recover, than teens who did not receive the primary care-based counseling, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Pediatrics.
Therapy is not effective, however, if a teen’s parent is currently suffering from depression
Kaiser Permanente evidence review leads to new recommendation