E-COMPARED provides mental healthcare stakeholders with evidence-based information and recommendations about the clinical and cost-effectiveness of blended depression treatment.
Principal investigator: prof. Heleen Riper, VU University Amsterdam, h.riper@vu.nl

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Recent blog posts

Can Internet reduce the economic burden resulting from depression?

15 Jun 2016|Comments Off on Can Internet reduce the economic burden resulting from depression?

One of the aims of E-COMPARED is to examine the value for money of a blended (Internet-based and face-to-face) treatment for depression. Internet-based treatments are offered to patients through secure websites (using a computer, smartphone or [...]

Therapist experiences with the blended treatment using Moodbuster in the Netherlands

06 Jun 2016|Comments Off on Therapist experiences with the blended treatment using Moodbuster in the Netherlands

In July 2015, we started with the recruitment of patients for the E-Compared trial in the Netherlands where blended treatment is compared to usual care for depression in routine specialized mental healthcare. Within the blended treatment, [...]

German therapists and their experiences with Moodbuster

21 Mar 2016|Comments Off on German therapists and their experiences with Moodbuster

Depression is one of the most common disorders with an intense burden of disease associated with high health care costs. Currently there are 4 Million people in Germany affected by depression. However, only few are being [...]

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More than 30 million Europeans are affected by depression.
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Comparative Effectiveness
Regular care is compared to ‘blended’ treatment.
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Evidence-based
Provide evidence-based recommendations.
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