Journal article

Medium-Term Effects of a Tailored Web-Based Parenting Intervention to Reduce Adolescent Risk of Depression and Anxiety: 12-Month Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial (Preprint)

Marie Bee Hui Yap, Mairead C Cardamone-Breen, Ronald M Rapee, Katherine A Lawrence, Andrew J Mackinnon, Shireen Mahtani, Anthony F Jorm

JMIR Publications Inc.


BACKGROUND Prevention of depression and anxiety disorders early in life is a global health priority. Evidence on risk and protective factors for youth internalizing disorders indicates that the family represents a strategic setting to target preventive efforts. Despite this evidence base, there is a lack of accessible, cost-effective preventive programs for parents of adolescents. To address this gap, we recently developed the Partners in Parenting (PiP) program—an individually tailored Web-based parenting program targeting evidence-based parenting risk and protective factors for adolescent depression and anxiety disorders. We previously reported the postintervention ..

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