Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Two-year outcome of internet-based relapse prevention for partially remitted depression
Show others and affiliations
2013 (English)In: Behaviour Research and Therapy, ISSN 0005-7967, E-ISSN 1873-622X, Vol. 51, no 11, 719-722 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The objective of the study was to investigate the long-term effects of internet-based relapse prevention for sufferers of partially remitted depression. Eighty-four individuals with partially remitted unipolar depression were randomized to either internet-based CBT (iCBT) or to a control group. After the ten week intervention period the participants were followed for 24 months and diagnostic interviews conducted to detect relapse. The intervention and monthly self-ratings of depressive symptoms were administered via an internet-based platform that ensured secure communication with all participants. Significantly fewer participants in the iCBT group had experienced a relapse compared with those in the control group two years after the internet-based intervention. The relapse rate in the iCBT group was 13.7% (CI 95% = 2.5–24.9) and in the control group it was 60.9% (CI 95% = 44.8–77). Furthermore, a significantly larger proportion of the iCBT group experienced remission two years after the intervention compared with the control group. Internet-based CBT seems promising for preventing relapse in sufferers of partially remitted depression.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. Vol. 51, no 11, 719-722 p.
Keyword [en]
major depression, relapse prevention, internet, guided self-help, internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy
National Category
Psychology
Research subject
Psychology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-96747DOI: 10.1016/j.brat.2013.08.002ISI: 000327052800001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-96747DiVA: diva2:667325
Note

This study was partly funded by the Capio Research Foundation, the Swedish Psychiatry Foundation (Psykiatrifonden) and the National Association for Social and Mental Health (RSMH).

Available from: 2013-11-26 Created: 2013-11-26 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Carlbring, Per
By organisation
Department of Psychology
In the same journal
Behaviour Research and Therapy
Psychology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 21 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf