Computer-aided psychotherapy: Revolution or bubble? [Editorial]

Marks, Isaac, Cavanagh, Kate and Gega, Lina (2007) Computer-aided psychotherapy: Revolution or bubble? [Editorial]. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 191 (6). pp. 471-473. ISSN 0007-1250

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.107.041152

Abstract

Research into computer-aided psychotherapy is thriving around the world. Most of it concerns computer-aided cognitive–behavioural therapy (CCBT). A recent narrative review found 97 computer-aided psychotherapy systems from nine countries reported in 175 studies, of which 103 were randomised controlled trials. The rapid spread of the mass delivery of psychotherapy through CCBT, catalysed in the UK by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's recommendation of two CCBT programmes and the Department of Health's CCBT implementation guidance, seems unprecedented. This editorial is a synopsis of the current status of CCBT and its future directions.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2015 13:39
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2016 12:22
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/22119

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