In depressed older adults, behavioral activation works

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Takeaway

  • A meta-analysis shows that behavioral activation has a moderate effect on symptoms of depression in adults aged ≥55 y.

Why this matters

  • Behavioral activation has been shown to be effective in other populations, but not older adults.

Study design

  • Meta-analysis of 1...