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Overweight, obesity, and depression: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.
A reciprocal link between depression and obesity was found to increase the risk of depression, most pronounced among Americans and for clinically diagnosed depression, in addition to depression being predictive of developing obesity. Expand
Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy for symptoms of depression and anxiety: a meta-analysis
In general, effect sizes of internet-based interventions for symptoms of anxiety were larger than effect sizes for depressive symptoms; however, this might be explained by differences in the amount of therapist support. Expand
Internet-Based and Other Computerized Psychological Treatments for Adult Depression: A Meta-Analysis
It is concluded that although more studies are needed, Internet and other computerized treatments hold promise as potentially evidence-based treatments of depression. Expand
Computer Therapy for the Anxiety and Depressive Disorders Is Effective, Acceptable and Practical Health Care: A Meta-Analysis
Computerized CBT for anxiety and depressive disorders, especially via the internet, has the capacity to provide effective acceptable and practical health care for those who might otherwise remain untreated. Expand
The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA): rationale, objectives and methods
The Netherlands Study of Depression and Anxiety (NESDA) is a multi‐site naturalistic cohort study to: (1) describe the long‐term course and consequences of depressive and anxiety disorders, and (2)Expand
Behavioral activation treatments of depression: a meta-analysis.
Activity scheduling is an attractive treatment for depression, not only because it is relatively uncomplicated, time-efficient and does not require complex skills from patients or therapist, but also because this meta-analysis found clear indications that it is effective. Expand
Effective ingredients of school-based drug prevention programs. A systematic review.
  • P. Cuijpers
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Addictive behaviors
  • 1 November 2002
A systematic review of the literature on which characteristics determine the effectiveness of drug prevention programs is examined, finding that the "social influence model" is the best the authors have. Expand
Bibliotherapy in unipolar depression: a meta-analysis.
  • P. Cuijpers
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of behavior therapy and experimental…
  • 1 June 1997
The relevance of bibliotherapy for the clinical practice is presented and a meta-analysis of the research into bibli Therapy is described. Expand
A Meta-Analysis of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Adult Depression, Alone and in Comparison with other Treatments
There is no doubt that CBT is an effective treatment for adult depression, although the effects may have been overestimated until now. Expand
Supportive Accountability: A Model for Providing Human Support to Enhance Adherence to eHealth Interventions
It is argued that human support increases adherence through accountability to a coach who is seen as trustworthy, benevolent, and having expertise, which is a first step toward understanding how human support enhances adherence to eHealth interventions. Expand