The long-term effectiveness of cognitive behavior therapy for psychosis


Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have shown the efficacy of CBTp, however, few studies have considered its long-term effectiveness in routine services. This study reports the outcomes of clients seen in a psychological therapies clinic, set up following positive results obtained from an RCT


highly significant improvements following therapy, all of which were significantly greater than changes during the waiting list, were found on all domains assessed). All gains were maintained at follow-up, with little change between end of therapy and follow-up.

Drop-out rate from therapy was low (13%). These results demonstrate the positive and potentially enduring impact of psychological therapy on a range of meaningful outcomes for clients with psychosis.

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