Behavioural activation: history, evidence and promise

Journal Article

SummaryBehavioural activation holds promise to reduce the global burden of depression as a treatment approach that is effective, easy to teach, scalable and acceptable to providers and patients across settings and cultures. This editorial reviews the history of behavioural activation, what it is, current evidence for its use and future directions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kanter, JW; Puspitasari, AJ; Santos, MM; Nagy, GA

Published Date

  • May 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 200 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 361 - 363

Published By

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1472-1465

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0007-1250

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1192/bjp.bp.111.103390


  • en