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Evidence Shows Drug-Psychotherapy Combo Effective For Chronic Depression

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May 20, 1999
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Preliminary results from the largest study undertaken of medication alone, psychotherapy alone and a combination of the two, to treat chronic depression, show that medication and psychotherapy together works best.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A new combination of drug treatment and psychotherapy is much more effective than either medication or therapy alone for treating chronic depression, according to preliminary results presented Tuesday, May 18, at the annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association.


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