Matthew Bennion reviews two recent studies that sought to develop artificially empathic conversational agents for use in mental health.[read the full story...]
Results: 70For: internet-based treatment
Sarah Knowles looks at a next-generation social media-based relapse prevention intervention for youth depression, explored in an Australian qualitative study looking at social networking, safety and clinical benefit.[read the full story...]
Lisa Burscheidt summarises a school-based RCT of an online gamified cCBT intervention (SPARX-R) for preventing depression in final year secondary school students in Australia.[read the full story...]
Monisha Nahar writes her debut blog on a recent RCT that explores how we can improve the efficiency of psychotherapy for depression. The trial compares web-based guided CBT with face-to-face CBT for people with depression who are not taking medication.[read the full story...]
Laura Hemming presents a recent qualitative study of staff views on the use of the Internet and smartphones for digital self-management of severe mental health problems.[read the full story...]
Sarah McDonald summarises the INTERBED RCT, which explores the effect of Internet-based guided self-help versus individual face-to-face CBT on full or subsyndromal binge eating disorder in overweight or obese patients.[read the full story...]
Leen Vereenooghe summarises a recent review paper that presents the state of the evidence and future directions for digital mental health and people with intellectual disabilities.[read the full story...]
Lucy Simons invites YOU to tell us what you think are the most important questions about using digital technology for mental health.
There are also some fab prizes up for grabs, so don’t miss out![read the full story...]
Today is the start of Digital Mental Health week, so look out for blogs, webinars, podcasts and loads of social media on the latest digital mental health research #DigiMHweek!
We start with Sarah Rowe blogging about a qualitative study that explores users’ experiences of an online intervention for bipolar disorder.[read the full story...]
Olivia Kirtley looks at a qualitative study of a blended therapy using problem solving therapy with a customised smartphone app in men who present to hospital with intentional self-harm.[read the full story...]