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Comparing applets and oranges: barriers to evidence-based practice for app-based psychological interventions

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A repost of Simon Leigh’s excellent recent article in Evidence-Based Mental Health on the clear need for consensus and guidance for app developers, as to which patient-reported outcome measures should be used when developing mental health apps.

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iCBT for depression: how does it work?

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Mark Smith presents the findings from a qualitative systematic review of iCBT for depression, which tries to unearth the mechanisms of change of internet-based or computerised cognitive behavioural therapy.

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In praise of little: sponsorship bias in depression research

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Samei Huda welcomes a new meta-analysis of sponsorship bias in the comparative efficacy of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for adult depression.

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Antidepressants and psychotherapy for OCD in adults: network meta-analysis

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Alan Underwood summarises a recent network meta-analysis of medication and talking treatments for OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder) in adults.

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Behavioural activation not inferior to CBT for depression: the COBRA RCT

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Ioana Cristea appraises the recently published COBRA randomised controlled trial, which concludes that behavioural activation is non-inferior to cognitive behavioural therapy for depression, and may offer significant cost savings.

This blog also features a podcast interview with the lead author: Professor David Richards from Exeter University.

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Psychotherapy for depression: enhancing positive and reducing negative affect?

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Carla McEnery publishes her debut Mental Elf blog on a recent systematic review, which looks at the effect of psychotherapies on positive affect and negative affect in depression.

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Internet-based problem-solving guided self-help for depression whilst waiting for therapy

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Alastair Canaway summarises a trial of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of internet-based problem-solving guided self-help intervention, in comparison with enhanced usual care, for outpatients on a waiting list for face-to-face treatment for major depression.

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Self-stigma interventions for people with schizophrenia

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Laura Hemming explores a recent narrative review and meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions for self-stigma in people with a schizophrenia-spectrum diagnosis.

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Parent-focused treatment for anorexia in adolescents: more efficient than family-based treatment says new RCT

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Dave Steele summarises a recent RCT which compares Parent-Focused Treatment and Family-Based Treatment for adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa.

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Treatment is uncommon for common mental disorders

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Suzanne Dash reviews a cross-sectional study of the prevalence and treatment of common mental disorders in the English national population, which inspires her to host a mental health epidemiology quiz. Fingers on buzzers…

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