Internet Based Cognitive Behavior Treatment for Alcohol Use Disorders

2016-01-06 10:38:23 | BioPortfolio


A 12 week Internet based self-help program based on cognitive behavioral therapy and relapse prevention is evalutaed among Internet help seekers.The design is a three armed randomized controlled trial, and outcomes are measured in terms of changes in alcohol consumption, problematic alcohol use, self efficacy, craving, as well as depression and quality of life. A minimum of 169 participants will be recruited entirely online and randomized into three groups:

Group 1: All participants in this group will have access to an extended self-help program and have access to a guide with basic training in psychotherapy (CBT) who assists and counsels the participant throughout the program.

Group 2: Participants in this group will have access to a briefer self-help program and will not have access to a guide.

Group 3: Participants in this group will be place on a waiting list for 12 weeks. Thereafter, they will be given access to the same extended self-help program as Group 1; however without access to a guide.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Subject), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Alcohol Use Disorders


Extended self-help program with guidance, Self-help program, Extended self-help program without guidance


Karolinska Institutet




Karolinska Institutet

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