Gerhard Andersson

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Country: Sweden

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  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Internet to provide cognitive behaviour therapy
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 47:175-80. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Guided internet treatment for anxiety disorders. As effective as face-to-face therapies?
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 181:3-7. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled non-inferiority trial with 3-year follow-up of internet-delivered versus face-to-face group cognitive behavioural therapy for depression
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:986-94. 2013
  4. pmc The effects on depression of Internet-administered behavioural activation and physical exercise with treatment rationale and relapse prevention: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Trials 14:35. 2013
  5. pmc Use of the 'patient journey' model in the internet-based pre-fitting counseling of a person with hearing disability: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Vinaya K C Manchaiah
    Centre for Long Term and Chronic Conditions, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Room 167, Glyndwr Building, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Trials 14:25. 2013
  6. pmc Internet treatment for social anxiety disorder in Romania: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Bogdan Tudor Tulbure
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babes Bolyai University, No 37 Republici Street, Cluj Napoca, 400015, Romania
    Trials 13:202. 2012
  7. pmc Internet-delivered attention bias modification training in individuals with social anxiety disorder--a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 12:66. 2012
  8. pmc The use of research questionnaires with hearing impaired adults: online vs. paper-and-pencil administration
    Elisabet Sundewall Thorén
    Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon A S, Snekkersten, Denmark
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 12:12. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Autobiographical memory specificity in patients with tinnitus versus patients with depression and normal controls
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:116-26. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A 3.5-year follow-up of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for major depression
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Ment Health 22:155-64. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Using the Internet to provide cognitive behaviour therapy
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 47:175-80. 2009
    ..This article provides a brief summary of the evidence, comments on the role of the therapist and for which patient and therapist this is suitable. Areas of future research and exploration are identified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Guided internet treatment for anxiety disorders. As effective as face-to-face therapies?
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Stud Health Technol Inform 181:3-7. 2012
    ..While promising, there are yet few direct comparisons between Internet treatments and traditional face-to-face treatments. The aim of the present study is to present an overview of the evidence in the field of anxiety disorders...
  3. ncbi request reprint Randomised controlled non-inferiority trial with 3-year follow-up of internet-delivered versus face-to-face group cognitive behavioural therapy for depression
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychiatry Section, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 151:986-94. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc The effects on depression of Internet-administered behavioural activation and physical exercise with treatment rationale and relapse prevention: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, 10691, Stockholm, Sweden
    Trials 14:35. 2013
    ..The added effect of providing a treatment rationale will also be studied, as well as a relapse prevention program featuring cognitive behavioural therapy components...
  5. pmc Use of the 'patient journey' model in the internet-based pre-fitting counseling of a person with hearing disability: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Vinaya K C Manchaiah
    Centre for Long Term and Chronic Conditions, College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University, Room 167, Glyndwr Building, Swansea SA2 8PP, United Kingdom
    Trials 14:25. 2013
    ..In our previous studies we have developed a 'patient journey' model of PHI and their communication partners (CPs). We suggest this model could be useful in internet-based pre-fitting counseling of a person with hearing disability (PHD)...
  6. pmc Internet treatment for social anxiety disorder in Romania: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Bogdan Tudor Tulbure
    Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babes Bolyai University, No 37 Republici Street, Cluj Napoca, 400015, Romania
    Trials 13:202. 2012
    ..Internet-administrated cognitive behavior therapy (iCBT) has been found to be an effective treatment for SAD. This trial will be the first Internet-delivered guided self-help intervention for SAD in Romania...
  7. pmc Internet-delivered attention bias modification training in individuals with social anxiety disorder--a double blind randomized controlled trial
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 12:66. 2012
    ..To test if the same program can be transferred from a clinical setting to an internet delivered home based treatment the authors conducted a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trial...
  8. pmc The use of research questionnaires with hearing impaired adults: online vs. paper-and-pencil administration
    Elisabet Sundewall Thorén
    Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon A S, Snekkersten, Denmark
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 12:12. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Autobiographical memory specificity in patients with tinnitus versus patients with depression and normal controls
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:116-26. 2013
    ..Clinical and theoretical implications of the findings are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint A 3.5-year follow-up of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for major depression
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Ment Health 22:155-64. 2013
    ..Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) for major depression has been tested in several trials, but only with follow-ups up to 1.5 years...
  11. doi request reprint Internet-based psychodynamic versus cognitive behavioral guided self-help for generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychother Psychosom 81:344-55. 2012
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the efficacy of IPDT for GAD and to compare against ICBT and a waiting list control group...
  12. doi request reprint Therapeutic alliance in guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 50:544-50. 2012
    ..We conclude that even if alliance ratings are in line with face-to-face studies, therapeutic alliance as measured by the WAI is probably less important in ICBT than in regular face-to-face psychotherapy...
  13. doi request reprint What makes Internet therapy work?
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:55-60. 2009
    ..Several issues remain for exploration in future research, such as mediating and moderating mechanisms and the role of tailoring the intervention...
  14. pmc Therapist experience and knowledge acquisition in internet-delivered CBT for social anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e37411. 2012
    ..Second, to investigate if knowledge about SAD increased following treatment and third to compare the effects of inexperienced versus experienced therapists on patient outcomes...
  15. doi request reprint Chronic pain in older adults: a controlled pilot trial of a brief cognitive-behavioural group treatment
    Gerhard Andersson
    Linkoping University, and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Cogn Psychother 40:239-44. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a six-session CBT group treatment for older persons with chronic pain. As a secondary aim we investigated whether treatment credibility was associated with outcome...
  16. pmc Implementation of Internet-based preventive interventions for depression and anxiety: role of support? The design of a randomized controlled trial
    Tara Donker
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University, Van der Boechorstraat 1, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:59. 2009
    ..Moreover, we will investigate which level of support by a coach is more effective compared to other levels of support...
  17. doi request reprint Internet-based self-help versus one-session exposure in the treatment of spider phobia: a randomized controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:114-20. 2009
    ..84 and 2.58 for the Internet and live-exposure groups, respectively, at posttreatment). The authors conclude that guided Internet-delivered exposure treatment is a promising new approach in the treatment of spider phobia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Tinnitus distress, anxiety, depression, and hearing problems among cochlear implant patients with tinnitus
    Gerhard Andersson
    Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Am Acad Audiol 20:315-9. 2009
    ..While several studies have investigated the presence and annoyance of tinnitus in cochlear implant (CI) recipients, few studies have probed the handicap experienced in association with tinnitus in this population...
  19. doi request reprint Commentary on Berger, Hohl, and Caspar's (2009) Internet-based treatment for social phobia: a randomized controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Clin Psychol 65:1036-8. 2009
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Tinnitus and short-term serial recall in stable versus intermittent masking conditions
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 50:517-22. 2009
    ..Groups did however differ regarding subjective measures of concentration problems, anxiety and depression. Results are discussed in relation to thought suppression and distraction from tinnitus...
  21. doi request reprint Internet-based and other computerized psychological treatments for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:196-205. 2009
    ..45-0.77) and unsupported (d = 0.25; 95% CI: 0.14-0.35) treatments. The authors conclude that although more studies are needed, Internet and other computerized treatments hold promise as potentially evidence-based treatments of depression...
  22. doi request reprint Chronic pain and praying to a higher power: useful or useless?
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Relig Health 47:176-87. 2008
    ..Overall, if prayer had any relation with the other variables it was in the negative direction of more distress being associated with more praying both concurrently and prospectively...
  23. doi request reprint Understanding tinnitus distress: introducing the concepts of moderators and mediators
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 47:S106-11. 2008
    ..We encourage more research on moderators and mediators of tinnitus distress, as these will help illuminate treatment protocols and how they might work...
  24. doi request reprint Can the patient decide which modules to endorse? An open trial of tailored internet treatment of anxiety disorders
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:57-64. 2011
    ....
  25. pmc The promise and pitfalls of the internet for cognitive behavioral therapy
    Gerhard Andersson
    Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Sweden
    BMC Med 8:82. 2010
    ..However, I also warn against disseminating internet-delivered CBT to patients for whom it is not suitable, and that clinical skills may suffer if clinicians are trained and practice mainly using the internet...
  26. doi request reprint Internet-delivered treatment to promote health
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Curr Opin Psychiatry 24:168-72. 2011
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide an updated review of recent controlled trials of Internet interventions for health conditions and how the Internet is used to promote health...
  27. pmc Internet-versus group-administered cognitive behaviour therapy for panic disorder in a psychiatric setting: a randomised trial
    Jan Bergstrom
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Center for Psychiatry Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 10:54. 2010
    ..The second aim of the study was to establish the cost-effectiveness of these interventions...
  28. pmc Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder: a pilot study
    Erik Andersson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:125. 2011
    ..Internet-based CBT (ICBT) with therapist support is a way to increase access to CBT but has not been developed or tested for OCD. The aim of this study was to evaluate ICBT for OCD...
  29. doi request reprint Guided internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled trial
    Björn Paxling
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 40:159-73. 2011
    ..Results at 1- and 3-year follow-up indicated that treatment results improved or were maintained. The authors conclude that Internet-delivered CBT with therapist support can reduce symptoms and problems related to GAD...
  30. pmc Telephone versus internet administration of self-report measures of social anxiety, depressive symptoms, and insomnia: psychometric evaluation of a method to reduce the impact of missing data
    Erik Hedman
    Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 15:e229. 2013
    ..One way of reducing the negative impact of missing data could be to use telephone administration of self-report measures as a means to complete the data missing from the online data collection...
  31. doi request reprint Internet-delivered exposure-based treatment vs. stress management for irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized trial
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:1481-91. 2011
    ..We compared ICBT with internet-delivered stress management (ISM) for IBS to assess whether the effects of ICBT are specific...
  32. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up of internet-delivered exposure and mindfulness based treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Center for Psychiatry Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 49:58-61. 2011
    ..This study suggests that internet-delivered CBT based on exposure and mindfulness has long-term beneficial effects for IBS-patients...
  33. pmc A 5-Year follow-up of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 13:e39. 2011
    ..Several trials have demonstrated that Internet-based CBT can be effective for SAD in the shorter term. However, the long-term effects of Internet-based CBT for SAD are less well known...
  34. pmc Acceptability, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of internet-based exposure treatment for irritable bowel syndrome in a clinical sample: a randomized controlled trial
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:110. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the acceptability, effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of ICBT for IBS using a consecutively recruited sample from a gastroenterological clinic...
  35. doi request reprint Internet administered guided self-help versus individualized e-mail therapy: A randomized trial of two versions of CBT for major depression
    Kristofer Vernmark
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 48:368-76. 2010
    ..4% and 43.3%. Overall, the difference between guided self-help and e-mail therapy was small, but in favour of the latter. These findings indicate that both guided self-help and individualized e-mail therapy can be effective...
  36. pmc Combining attention training with cognitive-behavior therapy in Internet-based self-help for social anxiety: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Johanna Boettcher
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Trials 14:68. 2013
    ..We hypothesize that the group receiving ICBT plus CBM will show superior treatment outcomes...
  37. pmc The COMTval158met polymorphism is associated with symptom relief during exposure-based cognitive-behavioral treatment in panic disorder
    Tina B Lonsdorf
    Psychology Section, Karolinska Institutet, Fogdevreten 2A, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 10:99. 2010
    ....
  38. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy in the treatment of tinnitus
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Consult Clin Psychol 80:649-61. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Remote treatment of panic disorder: a randomized trial of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy supplemented with telephone calls
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Am J Psychiatry 163:2119-25. 2006
    ..This study evaluated a 10-week Internet-based bibliotherapy self-help program with short weekly telephone calls for people suffering from panic disorder with or without agoraphobia...
  40. doi request reprint Internet-based cognitive-behavioural therapy for severe health anxiety: randomised controlled trial
    Erik Hedman
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 198:230-6. 2011
    ..Internet-based CBT, including guidance in the form of minimal therapist contact via email, could be a more accessible treatment, but no study has investigated internet-based CBT for hypochondriasis...
  41. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy vs. cognitive behavioral group therapy for social anxiety disorder: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 49:729-36. 2011
    ..We conclude that ICBT can be more cost-effective than CBGT in the treatment of SAD and that both treatments reduce societal costs for SAD...
  42. doi request reprint Is it the sound or your relationship to it? The role of acceptance in predicting tinnitus impact
    Vendela Westin
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, SE 58183 Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 46:1259-65. 2008
    ..The role of acceptance in the negative impact of tinnitus distress merits further investigation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cognitive bias via the Internet: a comparison of Web-based and standard emotional Stroop tasks in social phobia
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:55-62. 2006
    ..Possible explanations for these contrasting findings and issues for further research are discussed...
  44. pmc Genetic polymorphisms in monoamine systems and outcome of cognitive behavior therapy for social anxiety disorder
    Evelyn Andersson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e79015. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate if these three gene variants predicted response to CBT in a large sample of SAD patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Internet-based self-help for depression: randomised controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 187:456-61. 2005
    ..Many individuals with depression use the internet for discussion of symptoms and to share their experience...
  46. pmc Cost-effectiveness of internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for irritable bowel syndrome: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Erik Andersson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Stockholm Center for Psychiatry Research, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 11:215. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of a new treatment alternative, internet-delivered CBT based on exposure and mindfulness exercises...
  47. doi request reprint Exposure and mindfulness based therapy for irritable bowel syndrome--an open pilot study
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Center for Psychiatry Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 41:185-90. 2010
    ..Treatment gains were maintained at follow-up. The results support the use of exposure and mindfulness based strategies in the treatment of IBS, but further randomised studies are needed to confirm the efficacy of the treatment...
  48. doi request reprint An open study of the effectiveness of Internet treatment for panic disorder delivered in a psychiatric setting
    Jan Bergstrom
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:44-50. 2009
    ..However, a larger randomized controlled trial should be conducted, directly comparing Internet-based CBT with traditionally administered CBT within such a setting...
  49. ncbi request reprint Treatment of social phobia: randomised trial of internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy with telephone support
    Per Carlbring
    Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Br J Psychiatry 190:123-8. 2007
    ..Internet-based cognitive-behavioural self-help can be an alternative, but adherence is a problem...
  50. pmc Mediators in internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for severe health anxiety
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e77752. 2013
    ..The findings have theoretical and clinical implications as they indicate processes that may be causally related to the improvements observed after CBT for health anxiety. ..
  51. doi request reprint Effectiveness of Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy for depression in routine psychiatric care
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 155:49-58. 2014
    ..Knowledge on the effectiveness of the treatment, i.e. how it works when delivered within routine care, is however scarce. The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of ICBT for depression...
  52. pmc Tailored vs. standardized internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for depression and comorbid symptoms: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert Johansson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e36905. 2012
    ..Both guided self-help treatments were based on cognitive behavior therapy and lasted for 10 weeks. The discussion group consisted of weekly discussion themes related to depression and the treatment of depression...
  53. doi request reprint Therapist factors in Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for major depressive disorder
    Jonas Almlov
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:247-54. 2009
    ..Limitations of the study are discussed...
  54. doi request reprint Therapist effects in guided internet-delivered CBT for anxiety disorders
    Jonas Almlov
    Linkoping University, Sweden
    Behav Cogn Psychother 39:311-22. 2011
    ..Guided internet-delivered CBT for anxiety disorders has received increasing empirical support, but little is known regarding the role of the therapist...
  55. pmc Tailored internet-administered treatment of anxiety disorders for primary care patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
    Lise Bergman Nordgren
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Trials 13:16. 2012
    ..It is a randomised controlled trial aimed to evaluate the treatment against an active control group...
  56. doi request reprint Internet-delivered exposure and mindfulness based therapy for irritable bowel syndrome--a randomized controlled trial
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Center for Psychiatry Research, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 48:531-9. 2010
    ..21). We conclude that CBT-based on exposure and mindfulness delivered via the Internet can be effective in treating IBS-patients, alleviating the total burden of symptoms and increasing quality of life...
  57. doi request reprint Acceptance and commitment therapy versus tinnitus retraining therapy in the treatment of tinnitus: a randomised controlled trial
    Vendela Zetterqvist Westin
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 49:737-47. 2011
    ..5% in the ACT condition and 20% in the TRT condition. The results suggest that ACT can reduce tinnitus distress and impact in a group of normal hearing tinnitus patients...
  58. doi request reprint Therapist behaviours in internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: analyses of e-mail correspondence in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder
    Björn Paxling
    Linkoping University, Sweden and Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Behav Cogn Psychother 41:280-9. 2013
    ..Aims: This study addressed the content of therapist e-mails in guided iCBT for generalized anxiety disorder...
  59. doi request reprint Psychotherapy for chronic major depression and dysthymia: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology and EMGO Institute, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:51-62. 2010
    ..We conclude that psychotherapy is effective in the treatment of chronic depression and dysthymia but probably not as effective as pharmacotherapy (particularly the SSRIs)...
  60. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of guided Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy for erectile dysfunction
    Erik Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Sex Med 8:2800-9. 2011
    ..Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) has been shown effective for a number of health problems but evidence is limited concerning the treatment of erectile dysfunction...
  61. pmc Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy vs. cognitive behavioral group therapy for social anxiety disorder: a randomized controlled non-inferiority trial
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e18001. 2011
    ..Our aim was to investigate if ICBT is at least as effective as CBGT for SAD when treatments are delivered in a psychiatric setting...
  62. doi request reprint Effectiveness and cost offset analysis of group CBT for hypochondriasis delivered in a psychiatric setting: an open trial
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 39:239-50. 2010
    ..03-1.72). Medical and nonmedical costs were substantially lowered. The authors conclude that group-based CBT delivered in a psychiatric setting is an effective and potentially highly cost-effective treatment for hypochondriasis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Future thinking in tinnitus patients
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Psychosom Res 63:191-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of the study was to investigate future thinking in a group of tinnitus patients. It was predicted that participants in the tinnitus group would report fewer positive future events...
  64. pmc Predictors and moderators of internet- and group-based cognitive behaviour therapy for panic disorder
    Samir El Alaoui
    Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 8:e79024. 2013
    ..These results suggest that both ICBT and GCBT are effective treatment modalities for PD and that it is possible to predict a significant proportion of the long-term outcome variance based on clinical variables. ..
  65. doi request reprint The efficacy of non-directive supportive therapy for adult depression: a meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 32:280-91. 2012
    ..1%. NDST has a considerable effect on symptoms of depression. Most of the effect of therapy for adult depression is realized by non-specific factors, and our results suggest that the contribution of specific effects is limited at best...
  66. pmc Experiences of guided Internet-based cognitive-behavioural treatment for depression: a qualitative study
    Nina Bendelin
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 11:107. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to explore participants' views of Internet administrated guided self-help treatment for depression...
  67. ncbi request reprint Internet-based self-help with therapist feedback and in vivo group exposure for social phobia: a randomized controlled trial
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Consult Clin Psychol 74:677-86. 2006
    ..87 and 0.70, respectively. Treatment gains were maintained at 1-year follow-up. The results from this study support the continued use and development of Internet-distributed, self-help programs for people diagnosed with social phobia...
  68. doi request reprint Social anxiety disorder and victimization in a community sample of adolescents
    Malin Gren-Landell
    Linkoping University, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, S 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    J Adolesc 34:569-77. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to elaborate developmental models on SAD and to add to modification of prevention- and treatment interventions...
  69. pmc Behavioral activation-based guided self-help treatment administered through a smartphone application: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kien Hoa Ly
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Trials 13:62. 2012
    ..The aim of this study will be to test the effects of a smartphone-delivered behavioral activation treatment...
  70. ncbi request reprint The role of anxiety sensitivity and behavioral avoidance in tinnitus disability
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 48:295-9. 2009
    ..Implications for the role of anxiety sensitivity and behavioral avoidance in tinnitus research are discussed...
  71. ncbi request reprint Consciousness about own and others' affects: a study of the validity of a revised version of the Affect Consciousness Interview
    Börje Lech
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Scand J Psychol 49:515-21. 2008
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  72. doi request reprint The symptomatic profile of panic disorder is shaped by the 5-HTTLPR polymorphism
    Tina B Lonsdorf
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Psychology Section, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 33:1479-83. 2009
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  73. doi request reprint Long-term outcome of Internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy for social phobia: a 30-month follow-up
    Per Carlbring
    Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 47:848-50. 2009
    ..10-1.71), and a majority (68.4%; 26/38) reported improvements in the interview. The findings suggest that the long-term effects seen in previous live treatment CBT trials can occur in Internet-delivered treatment as well...
  74. doi request reprint The effects of acceptance versus thought suppression for dealing with the intrusiveness of tinnitus
    Vendela Westin
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 47:S112-8. 2008
    ..The study provides preliminary support for the notion that acceptance can be a helpful strategy for tinnitus patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Internet-based cognitive-behavioral self help for depression
    Gerhard Andersson
    Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Expert Rev Neurother 6:1637-42. 2006
    ..Future possible applications of internet-based self help are discussed...
  76. ncbi request reprint Stroop facilitation in tinnitus patients: an experiment conducted via the world wide web
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Cyberpsychol Behav 8:32-8. 2005
    ..However, future research is warranted in order to clarify the precise mechanisms involved in tinnitusrelated Stroop effects...
  77. doi request reprint Consequences of controlling background sounds: the effect of experiential avoidance on tinnitus interference
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Rehabil Psychol 54:381-9. 2009
    ..The present study investigated the effects of control of background sounds (type and loudness) on perceived intrusiveness of tinnitus and cognitive performance...
  78. doi request reprint Social phobia in Swedish adolescents : prevalence and gender differences
    Malin Gren-Landell
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, 581 85, Linkoping, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 44:1-7. 2009
    ..Of particular interest was to investigate gender differences in prevalence across ages. Prevalence of sub-threshold social phobia was also studied...
  79. doi request reprint Psychological treatment of depression in inpatients: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, VU University Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:353-60. 2011
    ..More high-quality research is needed to verify these results...
  80. doi request reprint Computer-aided psychotherapy for anxiety disorders: a meta-analytic review
    Pim Cuijpers
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Van der Boechorststraat 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Cogn Behav Ther 38:66-82. 2009
    ..Because CP as a whole was as effective as face-to-face psychotherapy, certain forms of CP deserve to be integrated into routine practice...
  81. doi request reprint The effect of waiting: A meta-analysis of wait-list control groups in trials for tinnitus distress
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linnaeus Centre, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Psychosom Res 70:378-84. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to quantify the overall effect of wait-list control groups on tinnitus distress...
  82. doi request reprint Rehabilitative online education versus internet discussion group for hearing aid users: a randomized controlled trial
    Elisabet Thorén
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Am Acad Audiol 22:274-85. 2011
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  83. doi request reprint Quality and readability of English-language internet information for adults with hearing impairment and their significant others
    Ariane Laplante-Lévesque
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 51:618-26. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the quality and readability of English-language internet information for adults with hearing impairment and their significant others...
  84. pmc Psychodynamic guided self-help for adult depression through the internet: a randomised controlled trial
    Robert Johansson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 7:e38021. 2012
    ..The aim of this randomised controlled trial was to investigate the efficacy of an Internet-based psychodynamic guided self-help treatment for MDD...
  85. pmc Individually tailored internet-based treatment for young adults and adults with panic attacks: randomized controlled trial
    Kristin Silfvernagel
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    J Med Internet Res 14:e65. 2012
    ..Previous studies on Internet-based treatment with minimal therapist guidance have shown promising results for several specific diagnoses...
  86. ncbi request reprint A controlled trial of cognitive-behavior therapy combined with vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of dizziness
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 44:1265-73. 2006
    ..These findings provide preliminary support for the combination of Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and VR methods in the treatment of dizziness...
  87. ncbi request reprint Screening of psychiatric disorders via the Internet. A pilot study with tinnitus patients
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, Linkoping University, SE 581 83, Linkoping, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 58:287-91. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the findings suggest that the Internet version of CIDI-SF can be used as a screening tool for psychiatric disturbance in somatic patients, but that diagnostic criteria need to be adjusted for Internet use...
  88. doi request reprint Affect consciousness and eating disorders. Short term stability and subgroup characteristics
    Börje Lech
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Learning, Linkoping, Sweden
    Eur Eat Disord Rev 20:e50-5. 2012
    ..However, AC is not related to symptoms of eating disorder or general psychiatric symptoms in this group of patients...
  89. doi request reprint Clients' in-session acceptance and cognitive defusion behaviors in acceptance-based treatment of tinnitus distress
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 47:523-8. 2009
    ..Thus, clients' in-session acceptance and cognitive defusion behaviors appear to play an important role in the reduction of negative impact of tinnitus...
  90. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of cognitive-behavioral therapy for tinnitus distress
    Hugo Hesser
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Clin Psychol Rev 31:545-53. 2011
    ..The results suggest that CBT is an effective treatment of tinnitus distress. However, caution is warranted given that few large-scale, well-controlled trials were identified...
  91. ncbi request reprint Consequences of suppressing thoughts about tinnitus and the effects of cognitive distraction on brain activity in tinnitus patients
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Audiol Neurootol 11:301-9. 2006
    ..Thus, distraction that altered the tinnitus experience seemed to attenuate auditory cortex activity...
  92. ncbi request reprint Fears, hyperacusis and musicality in Williams syndrome
    Stefan Blomberg
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Res Dev Disabil 27:668-80. 2006
    ..A hypothesis that hyperacusis could be connected to a general, readily arousal, tendency in the sympathetic nervous system and could be seen as vulnerability for psychopathology is discussed...
  93. doi request reprint Development and initial validation of the 'Clinical Global Impression' to measure outcomes for audiological rehabilitation
    Marie Oberg
    Division of Technical Audiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1409-17. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and validate an interview instrument for assessing outcome following hearing aid fitting based on clinical global impressions...
  94. ncbi request reprint Internet-delivered treatments with or without therapist input: does the therapist factor have implications for efficacy and cost?
    Björn Palmqvist
    Research Assistant, Linkoping University, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, SE 581 83 Linkoping, Sweden
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 7:291-7. 2007
    ..Future research needs are discussed...
  95. ncbi request reprint Memories of significant episodes in child psychotherapy: an autobiographical memory approach
    Gerhard Andersson
    Department of Behavioural Sciences, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Psychol Psychother 79:229-36. 2006
    ..Finally, we checked memory specificity for each memory derived. A high degree of specificity was found overall (72-88%). In conclusion, cue words might be a useful way to generate specific memories of therapy episodes in future research...
  96. doi request reprint Ethnocultural empathy among students in health care education
    Chato Rasoal
    Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning Campus Valla, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Eval Health Prof 32:299-311. 2009
    ..The observed differences may be explained by (a) levels of admission grades and applications requirements or (b) different cultures and expectations from the surrounding milieus in the investigated study programs...