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Tavistock Adult Depression Study (TADS): a randomised controlled trial of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for treatment-resistant/treatment-refractory forms of depression

  • David Taylor2Email author,
  • Jo-anne Carlyle2, 4,
  • Susan McPherson3,
  • Felicitas Rost2,
  • Rachel Thomas2 and
  • Peter Fonagy1
BMC Psychiatry201212:60

Received: 12 October 2011

Accepted: 11 June 2012

Published: 11 June 2012

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12 Oct 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
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13 Jan 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
11 Jun 2012 Editorially accepted
11 Jun 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-244X-12-60

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London
Adult Department, Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust
School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex
Psychology, Psychotherapy, Consultancy and Training in the Community (PSYCTC)