Table 1

TADS Eligibility Criteria
Patient Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
Major Depressive Disorder or Dysthymia Recent (previous five years) history of psychosis
Minimum of a two-year history of depression Recent (previous five year) history of bi-polar disorder
At least two previous failed treatment attempts, one of which was with an anti-depressant Moderate or severe learning disabilities
Age 18 – 65 Recent history (previous two years) of psychiatric input for, or diagnosis of, substance dependency (alcohol abuse ≥21 units/week; drug abuse ≥ 4/week)
Able to speak conversational English and be seen at the Tavistock Clinic London Patients currently in psychological therapy
Willing to enter a randomised control trial Patients who have received psychoanalytic psychotherapy in the previous two years

Taylor et al.

Taylor et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:60   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-60

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