CBT Trumps Medications for Social Anxiety DisorderA huge meta-analysis (link ) of 101 studies with more than 13,000 social anxiety disorder participants found that CBT had larger effect sizes than medications and other talk therapies.
The authors’ conclusion? CBT "should be regarded as the best intervention for initial treatment".
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From the Website for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, 2014.
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