Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria: · Diagnosis of breast cancer
· Curative treatment
· German language
· Age 18-70
· Depression score (HADS ≥ 8)
· Depressive disorder according to SCID-I (ICD-10 diagnoses: depressive episode F32.-, recurrent depressive episode F33.-; Dysthymia F34.1, adjustment disorder F43.21)
· Written consent with study participation
Exclusion criteria:

· Severe medical conditions (metastases, cognitive impairments)

· Severe psychiatric disorders (psychotic disorder, risk of self-harm /suicide, acute substance related disorder, personality disorders except for cluster C, organic mental disorder)

· Concurrent psychotherapeutic treatment

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Zwerenz et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:578   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-578

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