A study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that talk therapy can be an effective treatment for depression in older adults. The study, which followed over 1,000 adults aged 60 and older, found that those who received talk therapy were twice as likely to recover from depression as those who did not receive treatment. See Clinical Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness of Supported Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Self-help Compared With Supported Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Self-help for Adults Experiencing Depression