Blake F Dear

Summary

Affiliation: Macquarie University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic versus disorder-specific and clinician-guided versus self-guided internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety disorder and comorbid disorders: A randomized controlled trial
    B F Dear
    eCentreClinic, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 36:63-77. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and cost-effectiveness of therapist-guided internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for older adults with symptoms of anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Blake F Dear
    Macquarie University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 46:206-17. 2015
  3. doi request reprint The Pain Course: a randomised controlled trial of a clinician-guided Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy program for managing chronic pain and emotional well-being
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 154:942-50. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: a feasibility open trial for older adults
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:169-76. 2013
  5. doi request reprint An open trial of a brief transdiagnostic internet treatment for anxiety and depression
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 49:830-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Psychometric comparison of the generalized anxiety disorder scale-7 and the Penn State Worry Questionnaire for measuring response during treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
    Blake F Dear
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:216-27. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The psychometric properties of the dot-probe paradigm when used in pain-related attentional bias research
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain 12:1247-54. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Brief internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety in older adults: a feasibility trial
    Judy B Zou
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 26:650-5. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic internet treatment for anxiety and depression: a randomised controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 49:441-52. 2011
  10. pmc Improving adherence and clinical outcomes in self-guided internet treatment for anxiety and depression: randomised controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62873. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic versus disorder-specific and clinician-guided versus self-guided internet-delivered treatment for generalized anxiety disorder and comorbid disorders: A randomized controlled trial
    B F Dear
    eCentreClinic, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    J Anxiety Disord 36:63-77. 2015
    ..55; avg. reduction‚Č•33%) were found across the conditions. No substantive differences were observed between DS-CBT and TD-CBT or CG-CBT and SG-CBT, highlighting the public health potential of carefully developed TD-CBT and SG-CBT. ..
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and cost-effectiveness of therapist-guided internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for older adults with symptoms of anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Blake F Dear
    Macquarie University Electronic address
    Behav Ther 46:206-17. 2015
    ..The results support iCBT as an efficacious and cost-effective treatment option for older adults with symptoms of anxiety...
  3. doi request reprint The Pain Course: a randomised controlled trial of a clinician-guided Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy program for managing chronic pain and emotional well-being
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 154:942-50. 2013
    ..The results appear better than those reported in iCBT studies to date and provide support for the potential of clinician-guided iCBT in the treatment of disability, anxiety, and depression for people with chronic pain...
  4. doi request reprint Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for depression: a feasibility open trial for older adults
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:169-76. 2013
    ..The present study evaluated the efficacy, acceptability and feasibility of a brief iCBT program, the Managing Your Mood Program, to treat depression amongst adults aged 60 years and older...
  5. doi request reprint An open trial of a brief transdiagnostic internet treatment for anxiety and depression
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 49:830-7. 2011
    ..76 min, SD=50.37). These results provide additional support for the efficacy of transdiagnostic iCBT in the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders and indicate that a brief version may be of benefit...
  6. doi request reprint Psychometric comparison of the generalized anxiety disorder scale-7 and the Penn State Worry Questionnaire for measuring response during treatment of generalised anxiety disorder
    Blake F Dear
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:216-27. 2011
    ..Both measures were sensitive to change, although the GAD-7 appeared to be more sensitive and may, therefore, confer some advantages in clinical work...
  7. doi request reprint The psychometric properties of the dot-probe paradigm when used in pain-related attentional bias research
    Blake F Dear
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain 12:1247-54. 2011
    ..56 to .17; split-half r range: -.20 to .25). The findings of the present study therefore suggest that psychometric issues may be important to pain-related attentional bias research. More research is, however, undoubtedly needed...
  8. doi request reprint Brief internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety in older adults: a feasibility trial
    Judy B Zou
    The Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 26:650-5. 2012
    ..98) at follow-up. Participants reported high levels of satisfaction with the program. These encouraging results provide tentative support for the online treatment of older adults with anxiety...
  9. doi request reprint Transdiagnostic internet treatment for anxiety and depression: a randomised controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Behav Res Ther 49:441-52. 2011
    ..Participants rated the procedure as highly acceptable, and gains were sustained at follow-up. These results provide preliminary support for the efficacy of transdiagnostic iCBT in the treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders...
  10. pmc Improving adherence and clinical outcomes in self-guided internet treatment for anxiety and depression: randomised controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e62873. 2013
    ..Depression and anxiety are common, disabling and chronic. Self-guided internet-delivered treatments are popular, but few people complete them. New strategies are required to realise their potential...
  11. doi request reprint An Internet administered treatment program for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a feasibility study
    Bethany M Wootton
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 25:1102-7. 2011
    ..4min) telephone contact with the therapist over the 8 weeks. These results provide preliminary support for efficacy of Internet-administered treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder...
  12. doi request reprint Comorbidity and internet-delivered transdiagnostic cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety disorders
    Luke Johnston
    Department of Psychology, Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:180-92. 2013
    ..In addition, treatment significantly reduced the number of comorbid diagnoses at follow-up. These results indicate transdiagnostic iCBT protocols have the potential to reduce comorbidity. ..
  13. doi request reprint Is there a potential role for attention bias modification in pain patients? Results of 2 randomised, controlled trials
    Louise Sharpe
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 153:722-31. 2012
    ..Nonetheless, the fact that 2 independent samples showed a positive effect of ABM on clinical outcomes suggests that ABM is worthy of future study as an intervention for pain patients...
  14. pmc A RCT of a transdiagnostic internet-delivered treatment for three anxiety disorders: examination of support roles and disorder-specific outcomes
    Luke Johnston
    CRUfAD, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales at St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e28079. 2011
    ..Is a transdiagnostic iCBT program for anxiety disorders efficacious and acceptable? Does it result in change for specific disorders? Can good clinical outcomes be obtained when guidance is provided via a Coach rather than a Clinician?..
  15. doi request reprint The Pain Course: a randomised controlled trial examining an internet-delivered pain management program when provided with different levels of clinician support
    Blake F Dear
    aeCentreClinic, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia bDepartments of Medicine and Psychology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia cAustralian College of Applied Psychology, Sydney, Australia dDepartment of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia ePain Management Research Institute, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, Northern Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 156:1920-35. 2015
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  16. pmc Improving adherence and clinical outcomes in self-guided internet treatment for anxiety and depression: a 12-month follow-up of a randomised controlled trial
    Nickolai Titov
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 9:e89591. 2014
    ..This study found the intervention resulted in significant symptom reductions. It also found that automated emails increased treatment completion and clinical improvements in a subsample with elevated anxiety and depression...
  17. doi request reprint Exploring the efficacy and acceptability of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for young adults with anxiety and depression: an open trial
    Luke Johnston
    Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 48:819-27. 2014
    ..To date, however, no therapist-guided Internet-delivered treatments have been developed specifically for young adults experiencing depression and anxiety...
  18. pmc Characteristics and treatment preferences of people with symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder: an internet survey
    Jay Spence
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e21864. 2011
    ..However, little is known about the characteristics of people with PTSD who seek online treatment, or whether they perceive internet treatment as an acceptable treatment option...
  19. doi request reprint The 10-item Kessler psychological distress scale (K10) as a screening instrument in older individuals
    Tracy M Anderson
    School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:596-606. 2013
    ..To provide population-based Kessler Psychological Distress Scale (K10) normative data for older adults and cut scores for screening...
  20. doi request reprint Culturally attuned Internet treatment for depression amongst Chinese Australians: a randomised controlled trial
    Isabella Choi
    School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Affect Disord 136:459-68. 2012
    ..The present study examined the efficacy and acceptability of an Internet delivered CBT (iCBT) program to treat Chinese Australians with depression...
  21. doi request reprint Psychometric comparison of the PHQ-9 and BDI-II for measuring response during treatment of depression
    Nickolai Titov
    a School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales, and Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:126-36. 2011
    ..Pending the results of further studies, the attributes of the PHQ-9, of being shorter and based on the diagnostic criteria for depression, may indicate an advantage over the BDI-II. ..
  22. doi request reprint Pain-related attentional biases: the importance of the personal relevance and ecological validity of stimuli
    Blake F Dear
    Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression, University of New South Wales and St Vincent s Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Pain 12:625-32. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint MindSpot Clinic: An Accessible, Efficient, and Effective Online Treatment Service for Anxiety and Depression
    Nickolai Titov
    Dr Titov, Dr Dear, Dr Staples, Dr Rapee, and Dr Johnston are with the Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia e mail They are also with the MindSpot Clinic, Sydney, where Ms Purtell, Mr Bezuidenhout, and Dr Nielssen are affiliated Dr Bennett Levy is with the School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Dr Klein is with the Faculty of Health, Federation University, Victoria, Australia Ms Shann is with the Movember Foundation, Melbourne, Australia Dr Richards is with the Department of Psychology, University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom Dr Andersson is with the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden Dr Ritterband is with the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
    Psychiatr Serv 66:1043-50. 2015
    ..The main objective of this study was to report the feasibility of delivering online cognitive-behavioral therapy (iCBT) treatments for anxiety and depression in a national public mental health service...
  24. doi request reprint An internet survey of the characteristics and physical activity of community-dwelling Australian adults with acquired brain injury: Exploring interest in an internet-delivered self-management program focused on physical activity
    Taryn M Jones
    Department of Health Professions, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Centre for Physical Health, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 9:54-63. 2016
    ..This study was designed to guide the development of an internet-delivered self-management program to increase physical activity after ABI...
  25. pmc A systematic review of the efficacy of self-management programs for increasing physical activity in community-dwelling adults with acquired brain injury (ABI)
    Taryn M Jones
    Department of Health Professions, Macquarie University, Ground Floor, 75 Talavera Rd, Sydney, NSW, 2109, Australia
    Syst Rev 4:51. 2015
    ..The efficacy of remote versus face-to-face delivery was also examined...
  26. doi request reprint Internet-based trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy for PTSD with and without exposure components: a randomised controlled trial
    Jay Spence
    Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 162:73-80. 2014
    ..Internet-delivered trauma-focused cognitive behavioural therapy is efficacious for PTSD; however, no studies have investigated the roles of individual treatment components or the safety of online treatments...
  27. doi request reprint Intergenerational and cross-cultural differences in emotional wellbeing, mental health service utilisation, treatment-seeking preferences and acceptability of psychological treatments for Arab Australians
    Rony Kayrouz
    eCentreClinic, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 61:484-91. 2015
    ..Little is known about the intergenerational and cross-cultural differences in emotional wellbeing and acceptability of psychological treatments for Arab Australians...
  28. doi request reprint Towards a new model of attentional biases in the development, maintenance, and management of pain
    Jemma Todd
    aClinical Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia bSchool of Psychological Sciences, Australian College of Applied Psychology, Sydney, Australia cDepartment of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Pain 156:1589-600. 2015
    ....
  29. pmc The efficacy of self-management programmes for increasing physical activity in community-dwelling adults with acquired brain injury (ABI): a systematic review
    Taryn M Jones
    Department of Health Professions, Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Ground Floor, 75 Talavera Rd, 2109 Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Syst Rev 3:39. 2014
    ....