Psychological treatment centres: May be less effective than suggestedBMJ 2006; 332 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7550.1155-a (Published 11 May 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:1155
- Martin Zinkler (email@example.com), consultant psychiatrist
- East London and City Mental Health NHS Trust, London E13 8SP
EDITOR—Layard proposes establishing 250 psychological treatment centres for cognitive behavioural therapy in the United Kingdom.1 His cost-benefit analysis is based on one new therapist treating 80 patients a year.
One patient would receive 16 sessions of treatment. One therapist would deliver …