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Computer therapy for the anxiety and depression disorders is e ff ective , acceptable and practical health care : An updated meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Andrewsa2018ComputerTF,
  title={Computer therapy for the anxiety and depression disorders is e ff ective , acceptable and practical health care : An updated meta-analysis},
  author={Gavin P. Andrewsa and A. J. Basub and P. Cuijpersc and M. G. Craskee and P. McEvoyf and C. L. Englishh and Jennifer Newbyi},
  year={2018}
}
Background: A 2010 meta-analysis of internet-delivered CBT (iCBT) RCTs argued ‘computer therapy for the anxiety and depressive disorders was effective, acceptable and practical health care’ without data on effectiveness or practicality in routine practice. Methods: Databases, reviews and meta-analyses were searched for randomised controlled trials of cCBT or iCBT versus a control group (care as usual, waitlist, information control, psychological placebo, pill placebo, etc.) in people who met… 

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