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CBT Is Now Less Effective In Treating Depression

Oliver Burkeman wrote in the Guardian this weekend about the findings of a study by Tom Johnsen and Oddgeir Friborg that was published in the Journal ‘Psychological Bulletin’ which concludes that CBT is roughly half as effective in treating depression as it used to be. Both the research and Burkeman raise some interesting questions relating […]

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Why cutting ESA benefits won’t work.

In the news today we hear about a leaked Government paper considering cuts to ESA benefits. The point it makes about ESA being a “passive benefit” is true, it is structured in a way that does not incentivise, encourage or help people to move forward in their lives. Claimants are not required to have […]

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