Schizophrenia: ‘talking therapy’ offers little benefit


“The study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, looked at 52 studies carried out over the last 20 years.


It found that CBT did have a small benefit in treating delusions and hallucinations – which is what the therapy was was originally developed to target.


But the researchers said even this small effect disappeared when only studies using ‘blind testing’ were taken into account – this is where researchers do not know which group of patients are receiving the therapy.”

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