Research Summary

Development and initial testing of Beating the Blues
Proudfoot, J., Swain, S., Widmer, S., Watkins, E., Goldberg, D., Marks, I., Mann, A. &.Gray, J.A. (2003b). The development and beta-test of a computer-therapy program for anxiety and depression: hurdles and preliminary outcomes. Computers in Human Behavior, 19, 277-289.
RCT of Beating the Blues in Primary Care Services: Cohort I
Proudfoot, J., Goldberg, D., Mann, A., Everitt, B., Marks, I. & Gray, J. (2003a). Computerized, interactive, multimedia cognitive behavioral therapy reduces anxiety and depression in general practice: a randomised controlled trial', Psychological Medicine, 33, 217-227.
RCT of Beating the Blues in Primary Care Services – Cohort I & II combined analysis
Proudfoot, J., Ryden, C., Everitt, B., Shapiro, D., Goldberg, D., Mann, A., Tylee, A., Marks, I., & Gray, J. (2004). Clinical effectiveness of computerized cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care. British Journal of Psychiatry, 185, 46-54.
Cost effectiveness of Beating the Blues
McCrone, P., Knapp, M., Proudfoot, J., Ryden, C., Cavanagh, K., Shapiro, D., Ilson, S., Gray, J., Goldberg, D., Mann, A., Marks, I.M. & Everitt, B (2004) Cost-effectiveness of Computerised Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression in Primary Care. British Journal of Psychiatry. 185, 55-62.
Service Development in Primary Care
Fox, E., Acton, T., Wilding, B. & Corcoran, S. (2004) Service development report: an assistant psychologist's perspective on the use of computerised CBT in a GP practice in Barnet. Quality in Primary Care, 12, 161-165.
Service Development in a Community Mental Health Team
S. Van Den Berg, D.A Shapiro, D. Bickerstaffe, & K. Cavanagh (2004) Computerized cognitive-behaviour therapy for anxiety and depression: a practical solution to the shortage of trained therapists. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Vol 11,Issue 5, p 508
Computerised therapies for common mental health problems: review and meta-analysis
Cavanagh, K & Shapiro, DA (2004) Computer treatment for common mental health problems. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 60, 239-251.
Service Development in Primary Care
Hunt, S., Howells, E., Stapleton, B ( 2006) The Addition of a Computerised Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program, to a Stepped Care, Primary Care Mental Health Service. The Journal of Primary Care Mental Health, Volume 9, Number 2, 34-38.
Open-trial of Beating the Blues in Primary and Secondary Care: effectiveness
Cavanagh, K., Shapiro, D., Van den Berg, S., Swain, S., Barkham, M. & Proudfoot, J. (2006). The effectiveness of computerised cognitive-behavioral therapy in routine primary care. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, Volume 45, Number 4, 499-514
Beating the Blues in service users with physical co-morbidities
Learmonth, D., & Rai, S. (2007) Establishing the effectiveness of computerised cognitive behavioral therapy for secondary/tertiary mental health care service users with and without physical co-morbidities. Health Psychology Update, Volume 16, Issue 3, 42-48
Beating the Blues in Higher Education
Mitchell, N., & Dunn, K (2007) Pragmatic evaluation of the viability of CCBT self-help for depression in higher education. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 7(3): 144-150
CCBT in a specialist CBT Center
Learmonth, D., and Rai, S. ( 2008) Taking computerized CBT beyond primary care.. British Journal of Clinical Psychology 47,111-118
Beating the Blues in a Specialist CBT Center
Learmonth,D., Trosh,J., Rai,S., Sewell,J., & Cavanagh,K. (2008) A Computer based treatment for Anxiety and Depression in a Secondary/Tertiary Care Specialist CBT Service. Counselling and Counselling Research, 8:2, 117-123