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Articles  |  October 1, 2014
Relapse-Prevention CBT to Improve Outcomes in Pediatric Depression

For children and adolescents with depression, especially youths at risk for multiple episodes, the risk of relapse may be reduced by adding sequential cognitive-behavioral therapy, as opposed to continuation pharmacotherapy alone, after a successful antidepressant response.

Articles  |  October 1, 2014
Risk of Switch to Mania in Bipolar Patients Taking Antidepressants

The risk of a manic switch was increased in depressed patients with bipolar disorder who were on antidepressant monotherapy but not in depressed bipolar patients who were treated with an antidepressant and concurrent mood stabilizer.

Reviews and Overviews  |  October 1, 2014
Exploration of the Patient-Therapist Relationship in Psychotherapy

Interventions based on transference, or how patients relate to their therapists, can be most effective for difficult interpersonal relationships and severe personality pathology, especially in female patients.

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