Research indicates digital mental health interventions long-term impact

Copy-of-Copy-of-Copy-of-HTN-copy-2(Source: https://www.thehtn.co.uk/) A new research study undertaken by SilverCloud Health, with the School of Psychology at Trinity College, the University of Dublin, and health economics analysis from the University of Sheffield has suggested treating anxiety and depression with digital mental health therapy has a significant and long-term benefit for recovery.

The study, published in Nature, emphasises how digital cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) as part of wider psychological care can deliver strong clinical improvements and recovery. More than half of those with a diagnosis of anxiety and/or depression recovered after three months, according to the study published.

Involving more than 360 service users, the findings strongly supports the role that digital health can play in treating depression and anxiety disorders.

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