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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
Lead Author: Professor Andrew Jahoda
Contractor: University of Glasgow
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
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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