Mediators and moderators of change in cognitive therapy of depression. Journal Article uri icon



  • This article reviews the theoretical and empirical literature associated with the mediators and moderators of change in cognitive therapy (CT) of depression. Covariation between change in cognition and change in depression, specific effects for cognitive versus behavioral components of CT, specific effects for CT versus other treatments, moderating influence of nonspecific and technical aspects of the therapeutic environment, and moderating influence of client characteristics are reviewed. The clinical implications of prior research and suggestions for future research on identifying the critical ingredients of change in CT of depression are discussed.

publication date

  • September 1, 1993

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  • closed

Date in CU Experts

  • October 18, 2013 10:40 AM

Full Author List

  • Whisman MA

author count

  • 1

citation count

  • 29

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International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-2909

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1939-1455

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 248

end page

  • 265


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