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Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for subthreshold depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Psychiatry, October 2016
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Title
Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for subthreshold depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Published in
BMC Psychiatry, October 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12888-016-1061-9
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Authors

Ting Zhou, Xue Li, Ye Pei, Jianan Gao, Junhui Kong

Abstract

Subthreshold depression has a considerable impact on individuals' subjective well-being and psychosocial functioning and is a predictor of major depressive disorder. Internet-based cognitive behavioural treatments (iCBTs) have been used to reduce the symptoms of subthreshold depression. This meta-analysis aims to systematically review evidence indicating the efficacy of iCBT programs on the improvement of depressive symptoms in this population. Articles published from January 2005 to July 2016 were searched in the following databases: Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, ScienceDirect, PsycArticles and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials. Only randomized controlled trials comparing the efficacy of iCBT programs with control groups for participants with subthreshold depression were selected. Both quantitative and qualitative analyses were conducted to examine the efficacy of iCBT interventions. Tenarticles from 8 randomized controlled trials were identified in this systematic review. The results suggested that iCBT programs had a superior efficacy compared to results from a non-active control group at the post-intervention stage (SMD = - 0.28, CI [- 0.42, - 0.14]; I(2) = 49 %). However, evidence on the long-term efficacy of iCBT programs is still insufficient and needs further exploration. There has been substantial evidence that iCBT intervention has a superior short-term efficacy compared to the results of control groups, while its long-term efficacy of iCBT for subthreshold depressive symptoms is inconclusive and must be examined in further research. The protocol of this review has been registered with the International Prospective Register of Systematic Reviews (PROSPERO), Protocol No. CRD42015023390 .

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Unknown 143 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 34 23%
Student > Ph. D. Student 19 13%
Researcher 17 12%
Student > Bachelor 15 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 12 8%
Other 26 18%
Unknown 23 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 64 44%
Medicine and Dentistry 22 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 8 5%
Social Sciences 6 4%
Neuroscience 3 2%
Other 9 6%
Unknown 34 23%

Attention Score in Context

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#7,844,775
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#1,940
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#127,926
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#212
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