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Awarded Trial: 01-153
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Secondary Drug Intervention
Duration of Study Period for Each Subject
Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Exam (LIFE), HAM-D 29, CARS-M
In this study, 204 individuals with bipolar I or II were randomized to 6 sessions of psychoeducation (cost $160 per subject) or 20 individuals sessions of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (cost $1,200). Both treatments had a similar outcome for symptom burden and likelihood of relapse. This suggests that psychoeducaiton is more cost-effective than CBT.
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Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
University of Toronto
Room 9M-329, Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst St.
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