Psychotherapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
A Health Technology Assessment
Total CE Credit Hours: 5.25
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102394
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About the Course:
Major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder are among the most commonly diagnosed mental illnesses in Canada; both are associated with a high societal and economic burden. Treatment for major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder consists of pharmacological and psychological interventions. Three commonly used psychological interventions are cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, and supportive therapy. The objectives of this report were to assess the effectiveness and safety of these types of therapy for the treatment of adults with major depressive disorder and/or generalized anxiety disorder, to assess the cost-effectiveness of structured psychotherapy (CBT or interpersonal therapy), to calculate the budget impact of publicly funding structured psychotherapy, and to gain a greater understanding of the experiences of people with major depressive disorder and/or generalized anxiety disorder.
Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee
Researchers, clinicians treating Major Depressive Disorder and General Anxiety Disorder. This material is appropriate for an intermediate to advanced levels of participants’ knowledge.
Acknowleding the different modalities of Cognitive Based Therapy, interpersonal therapy and supportive therapy.
Applying CBT, supportive therapy and interpersonal therapy in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and General Anxiety Disorder.
Analyze the cost effectiveness of CBT, interpersonal therapy and supportive therapy in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and General Anxiety Disorder.
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