Randomized Controlled Trial of SuperBetter, a Smartphone-Based/Internet-Based Self-Help Tool to Reduce Depressive Symptoms.

@article{Roepke2015RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized Controlled Trial of SuperBetter, a Smartphone-Based/Internet-Based Self-Help Tool to Reduce Depressive Symptoms.},
  author={Ann Marie Roepke and Sara R. Jaffee and Olivia M Riffle and Jane McGonigal and Rose Broome and Bez Maxwell},
  journal={Games for health journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={235-46}
}
OBJECTIVE Technological advances have sparked the development of computer- and smartphone-based self-help programs for depressed people, but these programs' efficacy is uncertain. This randomized controlled trial evaluated an intervention called SuperBetter (SB), which is accessed via smartphone and/or the SB Web site. MATERIALS AND METHODS Online, we recruited 283 adult iPhone(®) (Apple, Cupertino, CA) users with significant depression symptoms according to the Center for Epidemiological… CONTINUE READING