Forsell2020 - Predicting Treatment Failure in Regular care Internet-delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression and Anxiety Using Only Weekly Symptom Measures

  • Type:#article
  • Year read:#read2021
  • Subject: prediction ICBT
  • Bibtex: @forsell2020
  • Bibliography: Forsell, E., Isacsson, N., Blom, K., Jernelöv, S., Ben Abdesslem, F., Lindefors, N., Boman, M., & Kaldo, V. (2020). Predicting treatment failure in regular care Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavior Therapy for depression and anxiety using only weekly symptom measures. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 88(4), 311–321.

Example citation

Weekly symptom ratings have been used to predict treatment success or failure (neither treatment response nor remission status), with accuracy above chance (50%) at week 1, and accuracy above therapist predictions (65%) at weeks 5-6 [@forsell2020]

Key takeaways

  • Internetpsychiatry clinic: depression, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder
  • n = 4310
  • Self-rated measurements (MADRS-S, PDSS-SR, LSAS-SR)
  • Additive regression models were used to predict a post-treatment score (screening + pre-treatment + week 1 + week 2…)