Theo Kyriacou and Andie Ashdown blog about a systematic review that explores the barriers and facilitators to engagement with digital mental health interventions, which has some interesting findings for app developers and researchers.[read the full story...]
Robbie Fraser summarises an overview of systematic reviews, which finds that computerised CBT for anxiety and depression remains the best evidenced digital mental health intervention for young people.[read the full story...]
Talen Wright critically reviews a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effectiveness of brief social contact video on transphobia and depression-related stigma among adolescents.[read the full story...]
Theo Kyriacou and Andie Ashdown explore a recent systematic review that brings together two decades of research, which suggests that digital health interventions for anxiety disorders may be a more effective alternative to inactive controls, such as waiting-list groups.[read the full story...]
Sharon Eager summarises a qualitative study conducted with university students in South Africa who identify the pros and cons of iCBT for depression.[read the full story...]
Imogen Bell summarises the gameChangeVR trial of virtual reality for agoraphobic avoidance and distress in patients with psychosis.[read the full story...]
Douglas Badenoch takes a look at a recent systematic review on technology-delivered CBT for anxiety disorders in children below 18 years of age.
Join us around the #CAMHScampfire on Tuesday 24th May to discuss this paper with the author and a group of experts.[read the full story...]
Rob Meadows and Christine Hine consider the findings of a recent scoping review of the perceptions and opinions of patients about mental health chatbots.
They also present their own ongoing sociological study on the everyday use of mental health chatbots.[read the full story...]
Liesbeth Tip summarises a recent umbrella review from the Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which finds that telemental health is a promising alternative for in-person therapy.[read the full story...]
Jenna Jacob and Jermaine Dambi summarise a recent study which looks at therapeutic alliance in remote versus in-person settings.
They also present initial findings from their two active ingredients reviews which explore working alliance, collaborative goal setting and tracking for young people with depression or anxiety.[read the full story...]