Are you interested in doing a PhD in psychology at Stockholm University (Sweden)? It is a 4 year commitment that includes reading advanced courses and doing empirical studies together with our research group. The salary is around 2500 Euros (or 3500 USD) a month. I would love to be your supervisor so do not hesitate […]
Internet-based vs. face-to-face cognitive behavior therapy for psychiatric and somatic disorders: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis.
In 2014 we published a first study investigating the relative effects of Internet-based vs. face-to-face cognitive behavior therapy. The study was picked up by the Wall Street Journal During the last two decades, Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (ICBT) has been tested in hundreds of randomized controlled trials, often with promising results. However, the control groups […]
Today at 10 PhD-student David Forsström will defend his thesis entitled “The use and experience of responsible gambling tools: An explorative analysis of user behavior regarding a responsible gambling tool and the consequences of use”. I have been the main supervisor and Hugo Hesser and Markus Jansson-Fröjmark were co-supervisos. The opponent was Professor Anders Håkansson […]
Today at 1 PM PhD-candidate Kristofer Vernmark will publicly defend his doctorial thesis entitled “Therapeutic alliance and different treatment formats when delivering internet-based CBT for depression“. Professor Gerhard Andersson and I have been supervisors. The opponent is Edward Watkins, who is Professor of Experimental and Applied Clinical Psychology at University of Exeter. The thesis is […]
Processing confusing procedures in the recent re-analysis of a cognitive bias modification (CBM) meta-analysis
Those worried about the cognitive bias modification field being affected by ever-moving goal posts may have thought their concerns confirmed by Grafton and colleagues’ re-analysis of the meta-analysis by Cristea and colleagues[1,2]. The paper concludes with the suggestion that we should only call CBM CBM if it is successful. To provide a treatment-inspired analogue: “This? […]
Internet-supported and therapist-guided cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) is effective for a range of problems in the short run, but less is known about the long-term effects with follow-ups of two years or longer. This paper reviews studies in which the long-term effects of guided ICBT were investigated. Following literature searches in PubMed and other sources […]