Journal article

Suicide risk management in research on internet-based interventions for depression: A synthesis of the current state and recommendations for future research

Lasse Sander, Katharina Gerhardinger, Eleanor Bailey, Jo Robinson, Jiaxi Lin, Pim Cuijpers, Charlotte Muhlmann

Journal of Affective Disorders | ELSEVIER | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: The number of studies examining internet-based interventions (IBIs) for depression is increasing. Although many individuals with depression experience suicidal ideation, there is only insufficient information available on how to manage and support individuals at risk of suicide in IBI trials. Here, we examined the current practice regarding the management of individuals experiencing suicidal thoughts or behaviors in studies of IBIs for depression. METHODS: Information pertaining to the management of suicidality was extracted from 24 studies. Additionally, researchers in the field completed a questionnaire (n = 13) before being interviewed (n = 11) about their procedures and consi..

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