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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

    Publication date: December 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 18

    Author(s): Emily G. Lattie, Kathleen Kashima, Jennifer L. Duffecy

    Abstract
    Objective

    Medical 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, program users, and self-reported psychosocial symptoms and coping skills.

    Methods

    All incoming first year […]

  • Using stepped-care approaches within internet-based interventions for youth anxiety: Three case studies

    Publication date: Available online 10 September 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Sonja March, Caroline L. Donovan, Sarah Baldwin, Martelle Ford, Susan H. Spence

    Abstract
    Background

    There 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 are not successfully treated. It is important that we identify models of ICBT that are accessible, but provide the right […]

  • Responding to women's needs and preferences in an online program to prevent postpartum depression

    Publication date: Available online 6 September 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Eleni Styliani Ramphos, Alex R. Kelman, Meagan L. Stanley, Alinne Z. Barrera

    Abstract
    Purpose

    Global 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 the diversity of experiences related to childbirth. Thus, the aim of this study was to obtain user feedback on the content, […]

  • Trans and gender diverse young people's attitudes towards game-based digital mental health interventions: A qualitative investigation

    Publication date: Available online 5 September 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Penelope Strauss, Helen Morgan, Dani Wright Toussaint, Ashleigh Lin, Sam Winter, Yael Perry

    Abstract
    Background

    Trans 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 barriers to traditional mental health services, commonly faced with inexperienced providers and discrimination. Video and computer […]

  • Negative effects associated with internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: An analysis of client emails

    Publication date: Available online 4 September 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Kirsten M. Gullickson, Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos, Blake F. Dear, Nickolai Titov

    Abstract

    Internet-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 unwanted events or experiences that are perceived as undesirable by the client and may or may not be associated with long-term symptoms […]

  • Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder

    Publication date: Available online 3 September 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Debra Osborne, Denny Meyer, Richard Moulding, Michael Kyrios, Eleanor Bailey, Maja Nedeljkovic

    Abstract

    Economic 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 (ffCBT) sourced from literature. The benefits to society of providing increased access to treatment was assessed using a cost-benefit analysis […]