No evidence for CBT’s reputation as “best” treatment

A new study in Clinical Psychology Review sought to reevaluate the commonly held belief that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and its derivatives represent the superior treatment option in most, if not all, cases. (Chris Christian has written about this phenomenon for inkblot.) In a reanalysis of previously published data alongside a new meta-analysis, the authors found no substantial evidence to corroborate CBT’s reputation. Unfortunately the full article cannot be read for free, but you can see the abstract and more details.

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One thought on “No evidence for CBT’s reputation as “best” treatment

  1. […] treatment of choice) finds that the emperor has no clothes. And never mind the fact that there is no solid evidence that traditional cognitive therapy is more helpful than any other bonafide form of psychotherapy […]

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