Brjann Ljotsson

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Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi request reprint Provoking symptoms to relieve symptoms: a randomized controlled dismantling study of exposure therapy in irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 9, 171 65 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 55:27-39. 2014
  3. pmc Prediction of symptomatic improvement after exposure-based treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 9, Stockholm 171 65, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:160. 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications29

  1. 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...
  2. doi request reprint Provoking symptoms to relieve symptoms: a randomized controlled dismantling study of exposure therapy in irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 9, 171 65 Stockholm, Sweden Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 55:27-39. 2014
    ..This study provides evidence for the utility of exposure exercises in psychological treatments for IBS. ..
  3. pmc Prediction of symptomatic improvement after exposure-based treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels väg 9, Stockholm 171 65, Sweden
    BMC Gastroenterol 13:160. 2013
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate several possible predictors of short- and long-term treatment outcome in terms of symptom improvement, based on data collected in the previously conducted treatment trial...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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. ..
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Mechanisms of change in an exposure-based treatment for irritable bowel syndrome
    Brjann Ljotsson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet
    J Consult Clin Psychol 81:1113-26. 2013
    ..The original study found that ICBT was more effective than ISM in improving IBS symptoms...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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. ..
  19. 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...
  20. doi request reprint Sudden gains in internet-based cognitive behaviour 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 Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 54:22-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the role of sudden gains in internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for severe health anxiety...
  21. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome in Internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for severe health anxiety
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Retzius vag 8, SE 171 77 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 Electronic address
    Behav Res Ther 51:711-7. 2013
    ..We conclude that baseline symptom burden and adherence to treatment have strong predictive effects in Internet-based CBT for severe health anxiety...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder: an open trial
    Fabian Lenhard
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Centre for Psychiatric Research and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e100773. 2014
    ..We developed and tested the feasibility, efficacy and acceptability of a novel therapist-guided, Internet-delivered CBT (ICBT) platform for adolescents with OCD...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mediators in psychological treatment of social anxiety disorder: individual cognitive therapy compared to cognitive behavioral group therapy
    Erik Hedman
    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
    Behav Res Ther 51:696-705. 2013
    ..These results support the importance of the putative mediators, but suggest that their relative weights are moderated by treatment type...
  25. pmc Efficacy of a behavioral self-help treatment with or without therapist guidance for co-morbid and primary insomnia--a randomized controlled trial
    Susanna Jernelöv
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 12:5. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that a cognitive behaviorally based self-help book is effective to treat insomnia in individuals, also with co-morbid problems, and that the effect is enhanced by adding brief therapist telephone support...
  26. ncbi request reprint Using Early Change to Predict Outcome in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Exploring Timeframe, Calculation Method, and Differences of Disorder-Specific versus General Measures
    Peter Schibbye
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Section of Psychiatry, Sundsvall Härnösand County Hospital, Vasternorrland County Council, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 9:e100614. 2014
    ..We conclude that a simple calculation method with a disorder-specific measure at week four seems to provide a good choice for predicting outcome in time-limited cognitive behavior therapy. ..
  27. doi request reprint Cognitive behavior therapy via the Internet: a systematic review of applications, clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness
    Erik Hedman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 12:745-64. 2012
    ..The large effects and the limited therapist time required suggest that the treatment is highly cost effective for well-established indications...
  28. ncbi request reprint Internet-delivered acceptance and values-based exposure treatment for fibromyalgia: a pilot study
    Brjann Ljotsson
    a Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 43:93-104. 2014
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy, acceptability, and the health economic effects of an Internet-delivered acceptance and values-based exposure treatment for FM...
  29. doi request reprint Internet-delivered CBT for children with specific phobia: a pilot study
    Sarah Vigerland
    a Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 42:303-14. 2013
    ..Internet-delivered CBT could be a way to increase the availability of empirically supported treatments...