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How long does it take for behavior therapy for depression to take effect?

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Dr. Chris Esguerra
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In brief: Depends

Generally, cognitive behavioral therapy for depression takes around 4-8 weeks to take some effect and up to 12 weeks.
The factors that greatly improve the effect are motivation on the part of the patient and the strength of the therapeutic relationship.

In brief: Depends

Generally, cognitive behavioral therapy for depression takes around 4-8 weeks to take some effect and up to 12 weeks.
The factors that greatly improve the effect are motivation on the part of the patient and the strength of the therapeutic relationship.
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