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The purpose of this study is to determine whether an eight-lesson self-help intervention delivered online will result in a reduction of depressive symptoms.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Self-help cognitive-behavioral online course
University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:41-0400
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