Treatment of social phobia: randomised trial of internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy with telephone support.

@article{Carlbring2007TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of social phobia: randomised trial of internet-delivered cognitive-behavioural therapy with telephone support.},
  author={Per Carlbring and Magdalena Gunnarsd{\'o}ttir and Linda Hedensj{\"o} and Gerhard Andersson and Lisa Ekselius and Tomas Furmark},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2007},
  volume={190},
  pages={
          123-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Although effective therapies for social phobia exist, many individuals refrain from seeking treatment owing to the embarrassment associated with help-seeking. Internet-based cognitive-behavioural self-help can be an alternative, but adherence is a problem. AIMS To evaluate a 9-week programme of internet-based therapy designed to increase treatment adherence by the addition of short weekly telephone calls, nine in all, with a total duration of 95 min. METHOD In a randomised… CONTINUE READING

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