Therapy Had Stronger Effects Than Ipt And Miscellaneous Interventions

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Therapy had stronger effects than IPT and miscellaneous interventions. As expected, effects of interventions by the diagnostic composition of the sample, the presence of comorbidity and the type of control group” (Pinquart, Duberstein, & Lyness 2007 p. 654). Another fact I found in the study was that, the patients with lower level depression are likely beneficiaries of therapy induced increase in abilities to manage the pressures in which contribute or exacerbate the severances of the mood disorders. With this said, “Nonetheless, the available data suggest that cognitive and or behavioral treatments are more effective than physical exercise, IPT and miscellaneous interventions” (Pinquart, Duberstein, & Lyness 2007 p. 653). Overall, this…show more content…
The next study I found with CBT and how effective it is with its intervention comes from the article of Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions With Older Adults: Intergrading Clinical and Gerontological Research. What was found was, “Bech and Ellis argument that emotional distress is unrealistic or irrational may not be acceptable to persons facing such real problems. However, the cognitive-behavioral approach can be seen as optimistic in arguing that some improvement in depressed mood is virtually always possible” (Satre, Knight, & David 2006 p. 495). The study also found that, “Experience suggests both that older clients may have much to be unhappy about that they may be more unhappy than is necessary because they catastrophize negative events, or overgeneralized the causes or effects of bad events” (Satre, Knight, & David 2006 p. 495). It was found in the end that older adults facing many problems, CBT might need to change and concentrate on the short term-interventions. I wanted to add that research on CBT has found to that, with CBT there has been results showing there are major improvement of treatments by the end of a certain amount of sessions. With this said, “Unless the patient is participating in an outcome study, the amount of time that the patient spends in therapy is dependent on the nature of the problems being, confronted, the level of motivation, that patient’s availability for session’s, and the number of presenting life issues” (Dattilio &Freeman
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