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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavior therapy of chronic depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria ▪Diagnosis of major depression or dysthymia (based on Structured Clinical Interview - SCID) for at least 12 months
  ▪QIDS-C score > 10; BDI 2 >17
  ▪Complaints for at least 12 month
  ▪Age: 21 to 60 years
  ▪Sufficient knowledge of the German language
  ▪Informed consent with the study protocol
Exclusion criteria ▪Current or past psychotic symptomatology, schizoaffective, schizophrenic, or bipolar affective disorder
  ▪Substance dependence current or during the last three years
  ▪Dementia
  ▪Borderline, schizotypal and antisocial personality disorder
  ▪Acute suicidality
  ▪Restriction of intellectual capacity
  ▪Serious physical illness that strongly affects the depression or is causal for the depression
  ▪Concurrent psychotherapeutic treatment