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BEAT-IT: A randomised controlled trial comparing a behavioural activation treatment for depression in adults with learning disabilities with an attention control.

Project title: BEAT-IT: A randomised controlled trial comparing a behavioural activation treatment for depression in adults with learning disabilities with an attention control.

Call to action: 10/104 HTA Clinical Evaluation and Trials Open call

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Andrew JahodaORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3985-6098

Lead Author: Professor Andrew Jahoda

Contractor: University of Glasgow

Cost: £1,207,488.00

Co-investigators: Dr Alex McConnachie, Emeritus Professor Christopher Williams, Professor Andrew Briggs, Professor Chris Hatton, Professor Craig Melville, Professor Dave Dagnan, Professor Richard Hastings, Professor Robert Jones, Professor Sally-Ann Cooper.

Started: January 2013 | Status: Published September 2018

ISRCTN: 09753005

Behavioural activation was no better than a guided self-help intervention at improving depression at 12 months, although both groups improved during the trial.

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