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Open Access | Published: 2018 - Issue 3

Comparison of Religious Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RCBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) And Citalopram On Depression and Anxiety Among Women with Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial Download PDF


Seyed Hamzeh Hosseini, Alireza Rafiei, Ghasem Janbabai, et al
Abstract

Introduction:The aim of this study was to compare the effect of religious cognitive behavioral therapy (RCBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), citalopram and usual care on depression among Women with Breast Cancer. 

Methods:160 depressed women with breast cancer (ages 18-65 years) with a primary diagnosis of depression were randomly allocated to one of three intervention groups (RCBT=40, CBT=40, Citalopram=40) and one control group (usual care=40).Treatment outcome measures were administered before and after treatment, and at 6-month follow-up.

 Results: In the GEE analysis, RCBT, CBT and citalopram groups decreased more depression to control group in after intervention and follow-up period, although there was no significant difference between intervention groups.

Conclusion: RCB, CBT and citalopram had equally effect in decreasing depression in women with breast cancer and the superiority of RCBT was not shown.

 

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