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Call to better subsidise mindfulness therapy

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is a highly cost-effective option for preventing recurrent major depression, say Melbourne mental health experts.

Their study, published in the ANZ Journal of Psychiatry, randomised over 200 people with a history of depressive episodes to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) plus usual care or usual care only.

Those undergoing MBCT experienced

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