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2014-09-28 01:00:25

While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped.

2013-07-24 23:29:28

According to Douglas Baum, L.C.S.W., depression can be treated with psychotherapy or medication or both, but only 40% of people are helped by initial treatment, whether drugs or talk therapy.

2010-11-15 13:04:53

A brain scan with functional MRI (fMRI) is enough to predict which patients with pediatric anxiety disorder will respond to "talk therapy," and so may not need to use psychiatric medication.

2005-11-25 02:10:00

The number of U.S. children and teens who were diagnosed with depression more than doubled between 1995 and 2002, while the use of antidepressant drugs rose and the use of psychotherapy or counseling declined.

2005-11-24 11:30:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of U.S. children and teens who were diagnosed with depression more than doubled between 1995 and 2002, while the use of antidepressant drugs rose and the use of psychotherapy or counseling declined.


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