International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Efficacy of Solution-Focused Therapy on Depression: A Case Study
Elorm Akpatsa, Adrian M. Segovia

Objective: This study investigated the efficacy of solution-focused therapy (SFT) as an intervention for major depressive disorder. Method: Therapeutic outcomes of SFT were discovered in this research by employing the case study method. Depression of the research participant was measured using Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II) and Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HDRS). The participant underwent 8 sessions of SFT with at least 45 minutes to one hour per session. Results: Findings of the study indicated that after the intervention, depression level of the participant significantly decreased. Conclusion: It suggests and affirms previous studies that SFT is an effective treatment for depression.

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