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A Pilot Investigation of Clinician-guided Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Depressed Patients

2019-09-27 06:30:41 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to explore the efficacy and acceptability of a clinician-guided internet-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (iCBT) programme for patients with depression, in Singapore.

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All outpatients, from the Institute of Mental Health, Singapore, who are diagnosed with a primary diagosis of mild to moderate depression and were referred to the Psychology Department for therapy were invited to take part in this research. Participants were randomised into two groups: iCBT Intervention Group and Delayed Waitlist-Control Group. The four-week iCBT programme comprised of three face to face 30-minute sessions with a clinician and six online modules).The treatment group is hypothesised to exhibit pre-post improvements in depressive symptoms, compared to the control group.

Study Design

Conditions

Depressive Symptoms

Intervention

Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Status

Completed

Source

Institute of Mental Health, Singapore

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