Many patients experiencing depression
prefer psychotherapy over taking antidepressant medications
. However, around 75 percent of primary care patients who are diagnosed with depression experience barriers making it difficult for them to receive and continue regular therapy sessions. A new study
examines whether cognitive behavioral therapy
delivered over the telephone can be just as effective as seeing a therapist face-to-face. Catherine Dolf has more in this week’s JAMA Report.
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