Journal article

Predictors of Adherence and Outcome in Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy Delivered in a Telephone Counseling Setting

Louise M Farrer, Kathleen M Griffiths, Helen Christensen, Andrew J Mackinnon, Philip J Batterham

COGNITIVE THERAPY AND RESEARCH | SPRINGER/PLENUM PUBLISHERS | Published : 2014

Abstract

This study investigated predictors of adherence and outcome in a sample of callers to a national crisis telephone counseling service who were randomized to receive a 6-week, online, self-administered psychoeducation and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention. Age, sex, relationship status, employment status, level of education, baseline depression symptom severity, and motivation to undertake the intervention were examined as predictors of adherence to the intervention in participants assigned to receive the online intervention (n = 83). Predictors of depression outcome were assessed using mixed models repeated measures ANOVA, comparing the two web-CBT intervention groups to the tra..

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