Journals LibraryNHS NIHR - National Institute for Health Research
HTA - 10/104/34
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 Jahoda
Lead Author: Professor Andrew Jahoda
Contractor: University of Glasgow
Co-investigators: Professor Alex McConnachie, Professor Andrew Briggs, Professor Chris Hatton, Professor Christopher Williams, 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.
Links to project documentation
The links and documents below are related to this research and are added as and when they are produced over the life of the project. The information is provided by the researchers and some may have undergone varying editorial, production and publication models, which differ to NIHR Journals Library reports. Links are to both internal (NIHR) and external websites – the NIHR is not responsible for the content of external websites.