Sleep Quality Changes in chronically depressed patients treated with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy or cognitive behavioral analysis system for psychotherapy: a pilot study

Reference:
Schramm PJ, Zobel I, Monch K, et.al. Sleep quality changes in chronically depressed patients treated with Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy or the Cognitive Behavioral Analysis system of Psychotherapy: a pilot study. Sleep Med 2016; 17:57-63 DOI: 10.1016/j.sleep.2015.09.022

Objectives:
To measure sleep quality changes in response to group psychotherapy for chronic depression.

Conclusions:
Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) group psychotherapy treatment improved sleep quality compared with treatment as usual.

Practical Significance:
The CPC method can be performed in the patient’s own sleep environment and is suitable to objectively track changes in sleep quality during the course of psychotherapy.

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Sleep Quality Changes in chronically depressed patients treated with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy or cognitive behavioral analysis system for psychotherapy: a pilot study