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COBRA (Cost and Outcome of BehaviouRal Activation): a Randomised Controlled Trial of Behavioural Activation versus Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Depression
Project title: COBRA (Cost and Outcome of BehaviouRal Activation): a Randomised Controlled Trial of Behavioural Activation versus Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Depression
Call to action: 10/50 HTA Clinical Trials - October 2010 Board submissions (April 2010 deadline)
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor David Richards
Lead Author: Professor David Richards
Contractor: University of Exeter
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Paul Farrand, Dr Heather O'Mahen, Dr Kim Wright, Ms O'Neill Emer, Professor David Ekers, Professor Dean McMillan, Professor Edward Watkins, Professor Rod Taylor, Professor Sarah Byford, Professor Simon Gilbody, Professor Willem Kuyken.
Started: April 2012 | Status: Published August 2017
Behavioural activation therapy was as effective and more cost effective than CBT for people with depression and can be delivered by mental health workers with no professional training in psychological therapies
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