Internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy may reduce depression in adolescents Original paper

In this meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy reduced depression and anxiety among adolescents, with very low certainty of evidence.

This Study Summary was published on February 9, 2024.

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In this meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials, internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy reduced depression and anxiety among adolescents, with very low certainty of evidence.

What was studied?

The efficacy of internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) among adolescents with depression.

Depression, anxiety, and quality of life were assessed using validated scales completed by participants, clinicians, and/or parents.

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Who was studied?

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How was it studied?

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What were the results?

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This Study Summary was published on February 9, 2024.