A videotape as introduction for cognitive behavioral therapy with depressed inpatients

Psychol Rep. 1993 Apr;72(2):440-2. doi: 10.2466/pr0.1993.72.2.440.


This paper reports on the development of a videotape "Depression ... the answers" for use in cognitive behavioral therapy with depressed inpatients. 17 patients evaluated the videotape. The described psychoeducational video program was constructed as an introduction for, an opening to, and as a facilitation and clarification of the psychotherapeutic and pharmacological treatments.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy / methods*
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Depressive Disorder / psychology
  • Depressive Disorder / therapy*
  • Female
  • Hospitalization*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Patient Education as Topic / methods*
  • Personality Inventory
  • Psychotherapy, Brief / methods
  • Videotape Recording*