Foundation-Funded Research Shows That Rumination-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Significantly Improves Symptoms And Remission Rates For Major Depression

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Professor Edward R. Watkins, NARSAD Young Investigator, finds that, for the 20% of major depressive episodes that become chronic and treatment-resistant, remission is improved when Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is adapted to specifically address depressive rumination and repetitive thinking.

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