Table 2Intervention specific parameters – CBT

DescriptionValueEvidence
RR of response for intervention vs placebo (at end of treatment)6.11 (2.33 – 16.07)Meta-analysis of RCT evidence for improvement in global symptoms
Fall-off in effect at 6 months compared to end of treatment56% (47% to 66%)Kennedy (2005), global symptom score
Fall-off in effect at 12 months compared to end of treatment100% (Fixed)Kennedy (2005), global symptom score
CBT cost: equiv to 6.6 hours per patient£375 (£167 – £582).Weighted mean duration across studies and unit cost from Netten (2006)

From: 9, Psychosocial interventions

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