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Does depression require hospitalization?

July 8, 2014
by Julie Miller
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A new study has analyzed the difference between day hospital and inpatient stay in depression. Depending on the severity of depression, patients may be treated at different levels of care with psychotherapy and/or antidepressant medication. While several previous studies compared the efficacy of different levels of care for psychotherapy of personality disorders, sufficient data is lacking for the comparison of day-clinic and inpatient psychotherapy for depression. 

The study concluded there were no differences between day-clinic and inpatient psychotherapy, concerning change over time.

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