In her debut blog, Eline van Bree summarises a recent pre-post observational cohort study, which explores the effectiveness of delivering evidence-based eating disorder treatment via telemedicine for children and young people.[read the full story...]
Results: 96For: internet-based treatment
Telemental health: mega-blog on remote mental health care during the pandemic
In her debut blog, Philippa Clery presents the findings of three studies from the NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit, which explore the acceptability and efficacy of telemental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.[read the full story...]
Clinician-supported computerised CBT effective in US primary care, but what about digital exclusion?
In her debut blog, Sue Brown explores an RCT from the US, which finds that computerised CBT was effective at treating depression in primary care patients, and was also beneficial to those with lower educational attainment, reading proficiency and incomes.[read the full story...]
iCBT for depression and anxiety: putting theory into practice
In her debut blog, Bethany Williamson summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis on the effects of Internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) in routine care for adults in treatment for depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]
Digital mental health technologies: useful, usable, and safe?
Cara Richardson and Stephanie Allan summarise a recent paper focusing on the growing field of digital psychiatry and the future of apps, social media, chatbots, and virtual reality.[read the full story...]
What are the barriers and facilitators affecting engagement with digital mental health interventions?
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...]
Telemental health is promising as an effective and engaging alternative for in-person therapy #TeleMentalHealth
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...]
Therapeutic alliance and goal setting in youth mental health #ActiveIngredientsMH
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...]
Internet-based psychotherapy may be cost-effective for anxiety and depression
Ally Canaway blogs a systematic review which finds evidence of internet-based psychological interventions being cost-effective for depression and anxiety.[read the full story...]
The Care Ecosystem: telephone support to help people with dementia and their carers
A UCL MSc group of students review a US randomised controlled trial of the ‘Care Ecosystem’; collaborative care for dementia delivered by telephone and internet, which suggests improvements in quality of life and caregiver well-being, and reductions in health service use.[read the full story...]