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Link – Online CBT Shown To Be Effective Even for Severe Depression

This is good news, We have a massive shortage in terms of resources available to those who need them. If we can find something like apps that can assist those who are waiting for treatment, or as a supplement to treatment, all the better. This study seems to show that they might just be effective for that.

“Previous studies had examined the effectiveness of individual internet-based cognitive behavioral apps, or iCBT, using a range of methods.

“Before this study, I thought past studies were probably focused on people with very mild depression, those who did not have other mental health problems, and were at low risk for suicide,” Lorenzo-Luaces said. “To my surprise, that was not the case. The science suggests that these apps and platforms can help a large number of people.”

Have you used an app before? What’s your experience been?

https://psychcentral.com/news/2018/12/12/online-cbt-shown-to-be-effective-even-for-severe-depression/141118.html

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