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Online randomized controlled trial of brief and full cognitive behaviour therapy for depression

Christensen, Helen; Griffiths, Kathleen; Mackinnon, Andrew; Bennett (previously Brittliffe), Kylie


Background. Effective internet-based programs for depression usually incorporate a component that provides telephone or email contact. Open access websites, without such contact, show high rates of attrition and poorer outcomes. The present study was designed as an exploratory investigation of the parameters that influence the effectiveness and retention of users on open access websites. We investigated whether brief cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) was as effective as an extended version,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological Medicine
DOI: 10.1017/S0033291706008695


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