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2012-06-07 05:18:59

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — In the first large trial to compare the benefits of face-to face and telephone therapy in patients, it is revealed that patients participating in phone therapy were more likely to finish 18 weeks of treatment compared with those who had face-to-face interaction. Phone therapy is a rapidly growing trend among psychologists, and 85% of therapists now deliver their services over the phone in response to competing demands, transportation issues and other problems...

Phone Therapy More Popular Than Face-To-Face For Depression
2012-06-06 10:55:16

Patients suffering from depression are more likely to get therapy when it is offered over the phone, compared to traditional therapies, according to a new study from Northwestern University researchers. And while therapy by telephone may be more appealing to many depressed people, face-to-face therapy is seen as slightly more effective, according to the study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Yet, lead authors David C. Mohr, PhD and Joyce Ho, PhD believe...


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