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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

  • Implementing guided ICBT for chronic pain and fatigue: A qualitative evaluation among therapists and managers

    Publication date: December 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 18

    Author(s): Rosalie van der Vaart, Margreet Worm-Smeitink, Yvonne Bos, Michel Wensing, Andrea Evers, Hans Knoop

    Abstract
    Introduction

    Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy (ICBT) for chronic pain and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has a high potential to increase the number of patients who can receive an evidence based treatment aimed to reduce symptoms and/or disability and to lower burden on (mental) health care. However, implementing a new behaviour-change intervention, and especially an online intervention, has shown to be a challenge. This […]

  • 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 […]

  • Experiences of internet-delivered and work-focused cognitive behavioral therapy for stress: A qualitative study

    Publication date: December 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions, Volume 18

    Author(s): Robert Persson Asplund, Anna Jäderlind, Isabel Höijer Björk, Brjánn Ljótsson, Per Carlbring, Gerhard Andersson

    Abstract
    Introduction

    Stress is one of the major challenges of modern society, causing significant costs and personal problems. In the recent decade a growing body of research has provided support for the efficacy of internet interventions for stress. However, few studies have focused on how participants experience internet interventions for stress.

    Method

    The current study was […]

  • A secondary analysis of the role of geography in engagement and outcomes in a clinical trial of an efficacious Internet intervention for insomnia

    Publication date: Available online 14 November 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Philip I. Chow, Brian D. Gonzalez, Karen S. Ingersoll, Frances P. Thorndike, Kelly M. Shaffer, Fabian Camacho, Michael L. Perlis, Lee M. Ritterband

    Abstract
    Background

    Online interventions for insomnia can increase access to treatments for those with limited access to services. What remains unknown is whether individuals from more isolated (vs. more densely populated) regions engage with, and benefit as much from, an online intervention. This secondary analysis examined the relationship of geographical indices with engagement and […]

  • MS Energize: Field trial of an app for self-management of fatigue for people with multiple sclerosis

    Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): Duncan R. Babbage, Kirsten van Kessel, Juliet Drown, Sarah Thomas, Ann Sezier, Peter Thomas, Paula Kersten

    Abstract

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a lifelong neurological condition affecting around 2.2 million people worldwide. There are a wide range of symptoms, with fatigue reported as one of the most troublesome. MS Energize—or MS Energise in UK English regions—is an iPhone app focused on self-management of fatigue for people with MS. Based on cognitive-behavioral therapy principles, the app covers MS fatigue, how to use energy […]

  • Interactive website for head and neck cancer patients: Adherence and coping program to prevent dysphagia after radiation

    Publication date: Available online 28 October 2019

    Source: Internet Interventions

    Author(s): E.H. Shinn, K. Jensen, J. McLaughlin, A.S. Garden, B.M. Fellman, Li Liang, S.K. Peterson

    Abstract
    Introduction

    Pharyngeal and laryngeal cancers are highly curable; however survivors are at high risk for long-term dysphagia after radiation. To address lack of access to preventive care in community settings, we developed a responsive web-based application to help patients adhere to preventive swallowing exercises and cope with radiation side effects. We conducted an interim study analysis to determine website usage characteristics and […]