Cost and Outcome of BehaviouRal Activation (COBRA): a randomised controlled trial of behavioural activation versus cognitive behavioural therapy for depression

NIHR Journals Library - Health Technology Assessment
NIHR Journals Library – Health Technology Assessment
Publication date:
31 August 2017


Behavioural activation therapy was as effective and more cost effective than CBT for people with depression and can be delivered by mental health workers with no professional training in psychological therapies.

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