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Cognitive behavioural therapy plus medical management reduced depression and joint inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis Commentary by Sandra Lefort
Sharpe L, Sensky T, Timberlake N, et al
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The manual used in this study was published as part of a thesis that is available for reference at Senate House, University of London:
Sharpe, Ann Louise. A blind, randomised controlled trial of cognitive behavioural intervention for patients with recent onset rheumatoid arthritis preventing psychological and physical morbidity. Thesis (PhD). University of London, 1999. 403 leaves.

Details of the intervention are also provided in another study:
Sharpe L, Sensky T, Timberlake N, et al. The role of cognitive behavioural therapy in facilitating adaptation to illness in rheumatoid arthritis: a case series.Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy 2001 July;29:303�9http://www.journals.cup.org/