Internet-based mental health interventions

Michele L. Ybarra, William W. Eaton

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Abstract

Following recent reviews of community and practice-based mental health interventions, an assessment of Internet-based interventions is provided. Although relatively new, many Internet mental health interventions have reported early results that are promising. Both therapist-led as well as self-directed online therapies indicate significant alleviation of disorder-related symptomatology. The number of studies addressing child disorders lags behind those of adults. More research is needed to address methodological issues of Internet-based treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-87
Number of pages13
JournalMental Health Services Research
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005

Keywords

  • Internet
  • Intervention
  • Mental health
  • Psychology
  • Public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy

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