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The effect of a web based depression intervention on suicide ideation: secondary outcome from a randomised controlled trial in a helpline

Christensen, Helen; Farrer, Louise; Batterham, Phillip J; Mackinnon, Andrew; Griffiths, Kathleen M


Objectives: The effect of web-based interventions for depression on suicide ideation in callers to helplines is not known. The aim of this study was to determine if web-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) with and without telephone support is effective in reducing suicide ideation in callers to a helpline compared with treatment as usual (TAU). A secondary aim was to examine the factors that predict change in suicide ideation. Putative predictors included level of baseline depression,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-06-28
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ Open 3.6 (2013):e002886
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-002886


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