Humanistic therapies versus other psychological therapies for depression

  1. To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of all humanistic therapies compared with all other psychological therapy approaches for acute depression.
  2. To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of different humanistic therapy models (person-centred, gestalt, process-experiential, transactional analysis, existential and non-directive therapies) compared with all other psychological therapy approaches for acute depression.
  3. To examine the effectiveness and acceptability of all humanistic therapies compared with different psychological therapy approaches (psychodynamic, behavioural, humanistic, integrative, cognitive-behavioural) for acute depression.

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