Phil Enock, a Ph.D. Candidate at the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, with Richard J. McNally as supervisor, is visiting us this week. On the picture he is showing a prototype of a forthcoming application for cognitive bias modification (see video below). It has gamification features and is rather entertaining. Really looking forward to the […]
Yesterday Professor Bruce E. Wampold was inaugurated as an honorary doctor of Stockholm University. This was the official description: “Bruce E. Wampold is the Patricia L. Wolleat Professor of Counseling Psychology and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Wampold’s research has essentially been focused on methodological and theoretical issues regarding […]
Randomized controlled trials have yielded promising results for internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (iCBT) for patients with social anxiety disorder (SAD). The present study investigated anxiety-related neural changes after iCBT for SAD. The amygdala is a critical hub in the neural fear network, receptive to change using emotion regulation strategies and a putative target for iCBT. […]
Today Dr Simon E. Blackwell ended his 10-day study visit at our research lab by giving a much appreciated seminar. Here is the interesting abstract: Depression is a major global health problem, and treatment innovation is required. “Cognitive Bias Modification” (CBM) paradigms offer the potential for novel treatment development via cognitive science. CBM aims to directly “re-train” cognitive […]
The objective of the study was to investigate the long-term effects of internet-based relapse prevention for sufferers of partially remitted depression. Eighty-four individuals with partially remitted unipolar depression were randomized to either internet-based CBT (iCBT) or to a control group. After the ten week intervention period the participants were followed for 24 months and diagnostic […]
A short interview about a new study on procrastination.
See the video on Youtube: Study web site: www.prokrastinera.se
This is the recruitment video for the following study: Carlbring, P., Lindner, P., Martell, C., Hassmén, P., Forsberg, L., Ström, L., & Andersson, G. (2013).The effects on depression of Internet-administered behavioural activation and physical exercise with treatment rationale and relapse prevention: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 14:35. [doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-14-35] Läs mer här: […]