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Official Journal of ISRII: Internet Interventions

A multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary peer reviewed Journal, capitalizing on new technologies in Mental Health & Behavioural Interventions. This newly launched official journal of ISRII, published through Elsevier, is open-access with no subscription fees. ISRII members are eligible for reduced author fees. Please see the publisher website for more information.

Read the ISRII backed paper on guidelines for reporting Internet Intervention research:
Proudfoot J, Klein B, Barak A, Carlbring P, Cuijpers P, Lange A, Ritterband L, Andersson G. Establishing guidelines for executing and reporting Internet intervention research. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 2011;40(2):82-97.

Latest published articles from Internet Interventions

  • An open trial of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for first year medical students
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: December 2019Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 18Author(s): Emily G. Lattie, Kathleen Kashima, Jennifer L. DuffecyAbstractObjectiveMedical students experience high rates of depression, and often face barriers to receiving traditional mental health services. Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) programs offer a more accessible method of receiving care. Here, we conducted an open trial of an iCBT program for medical students and characterize program usage, […]

  • Using stepped-care approaches within internet-based interventions for youth anxiety: Three case studies
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: Available online 10 September 2019Source: Internet InterventionsAuthor(s): Sonja March, Caroline L. Donovan, Sarah Baldwin, Martelle Ford, Susan H. SpenceAbstractBackgroundThere are a lack of clear guidelines for the dissemination of Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) for childhood and adolescent anxiety in routine care. While self-guided ICBT has greater reach than therapist-guided ICBT, it is plagued by problems of low program adherence and many young people […]

  • Responding to women's needs and preferences in an online program to prevent postpartum depression
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: Available online 6 September 2019Source: Internet InterventionsAuthor(s): Eleni Styliani Ramphos, Alex R. Kelman, Meagan L. Stanley, Alinne Z. BarreraAbstractPurposeGlobal access to adequate resources to address postpartum depression (PPD) are limited and, at times, not reflective of the needs of pregnant women and new mothers. Gathering information about the preferences and needs of women when designing and implementing Internet-based programs is warranted, especially given […]

  • Trans and gender diverse young people's attitudes towards game-based digital mental health interventions: A qualitative investigation
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: Available online 5 September 2019Source: Internet InterventionsAuthor(s): Penelope Strauss, Helen Morgan, Dani Wright Toussaint, Ashleigh Lin, Sam Winter, Yael PerryAbstractBackgroundTrans and gender diverse (TGD) young people are at high risk for mental health difficulties. Previous research has shown that three in four TGD young people have been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder and/or depression and almost one in two have attempted suicide. TGD young people experience […]

  • Negative effects associated with internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: An analysis of client emails
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: Available online 4 September 2019Source: Internet InterventionsAuthor(s): Kirsten M. Gullickson, Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos, Blake F. Dear, Nickolai TitovAbstractInternet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) is an efficacious form of treatment for anxiety and depression, yet it is still possible for clients to experience negative effects associated with treatment. In the ICBT literature, the term negative effects is broadly used to refer to all potentially adverse or […]

  • Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: Available online 3 September 2019Source: Internet InterventionsAuthor(s): Debra Osborne, Denny Meyer, Richard Moulding, Michael Kyrios, Eleanor Bailey, Maja NedeljkovicAbstractEconomic analyses of treatments for OCD have been limited. This study analysed the comparative economic benefits and costs of an internet-based CBT (iCBT) relative to internet-based progressive relaxation therapy (iPRT) control. These were benchmarked against current estimates for face-to-face CBT […]

  • Psychosocial, psychopharmacological and demographic predictors of changes in psychological distress over a course of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT)
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: September 2019Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 17Author(s): Fabia Cientanni, Kevin Power, Christopher Wright, Fabio Sani, Diane Reilly, Marie-Louise Blake, Kerry Hustings, David Morgan, Stella ClarkAbstractSocial group identification, socioeconomic deprivation, and a number of other clinical and demographic factors have been found to predict severity of psychological distress prior to treatment in those referred to receive computerised cognitive behavioural therapy […]

  • Smartphone-based emotion recognition skills training for alexithymia - A randomized controlled pilot study
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: September 2019Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 17Author(s): Christian Aljoscha Lukas, Hugo Trevisi Fuentes, Matthias BerkingAbstractBackgroundNeurobiological studies suggest that deficits in emotion recognition are common phenomena in alexithymia. Thus, effective treatments for alexithymia often include skills training in the domain of emotion recognition. Given that smartphone-based interventions (SBIs) offering skills training have been shown to be promising adjuncts […]

  • Facebook ads to the rescue? Recruiting a hard to reach population into an Internet-based behavioral health intervention trial
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: September 2019Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 17Author(s): Lori Wozney, Karen Turner, Benjamin Rose-Davis, Patrick J. McGrathAbstractObjectiveFacebook (FB) ads are touted as a way to facilitate recruitment of hard to reach participants into digital health research but the evidence has been mixed. This study aimed to empirically evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of paid ads for recruitment into a national trial testing an Internet-based, coached intervention for […]

  • Effectiveness of an internet-based intervention for procrastination in college students (StudiCare Procrastination): Study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
    on January 1, 1970 at 12:00 am

    Publication date: September 2019Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 17Author(s): Ann-Marie Küchler, Patrick Albus, David Daniel Ebert, Harald BaumeisterAbstractBackgroundProcrastination, defined as irrational and voluntary delaying of necessary tasks, is widespread and clinically relevant. Its high prevalence among college students comes with serious consequences for mental health and well-being of those affected. Research for proper treatment is still relatively scarce and treatment of […]