Targeting depression in people with heart disease

A study has found that an online course in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can help people with heart disease, a group that often suffers from depression as well.

In an online study, researchers compared the effects of a CBT program with another that offers health advice, measuring the participants depressive symptoms before and after.

They found that those who used the CBT program had less depressive symptoms and were more likely to stick to their medication.

Read more at University of Sydney