Behavioural activation versus mindfulness-based guided self-help treatment administered through a smartphone application: a randomised controlled trial

Today we published a new research paper in BMJ Open where we evaluated and compared the effectiveness of two smartphone-delivered treatments: one based on behavioural activation (BA) and other on mindfulness. Design Parallel randomised controlled, open, trial. Participants were allocated using an online randomisation tool, handled by an independent person who was separate from the staff … Read more

Encouraging results in a new study on mindfulness treatment of anxiety disorders

Mindfulness-based interventions have proven effective for the transdiagnostic treatment of heterogeneous anxiety disorders. So far, no study investigated the potential of mindfulness-based treatments when delivered remotely via the Internet. In a trial that was just published the aim was at evaluating the efficacy of a stand-alone, unguided, Internet-based mindfulness treatment programme for anxiety. Methods Ninety-one … Read more