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Project TECH (Teens Engaged in Collaborative Health)

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing and testing a mobile phone intervention that utilizes multiple methods of communication to provide care for depression and can continuously connect to, collect data from, and reach out to the adult patient.

Organization: 
Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Principal Investigator: 
David C. Mohr, PhD
Eligibility Criteria: 

Patient

1)         Is between the ages of 14-18

2)         Has an e-mail account

3)         Is within a cellular network range the majority of the day and/or had regular access to the internet

4)         Is able to speak and read English

5)         Lives in the United States

1)       

 

Contact: 
Sarah Pekoc 312-503-6895, sarah.pekoc@northwestern.edu
Location: 
680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60611
State: 
Illinois
Study End Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-31

Online Peer-Networked Collaborative Learning for Managing Depressive Symptoms

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing technologies that may be used by adults to promote better mental health. These technologies include mobile phone applications, websites, or interactive characters. CBITs is developing a system that interprets and determines the patient's location, activity, social context, mood and aims to provide skills that may help individuals with depression.

Organization: 
Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Principal Investigator: 
David C. Mohr, PhD
Eligibility Criteria: 

Patient

1)    Is at least 19 years of age
2)    Has an e-mail account, computer
3)    Has regular access to the internet
4)    Is able to speak and read English
5)    Lives in the United States

Contact: 
Sarah Pekoc 312-503-6895, sarah.pekoc@northwestern.edu
Location: 
680 N. Lake Shore Dr., Suite 1400, Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Study End Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-31

Mobile Phone and Internet-Based Intervention for Depression (Mobilyze!)

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing and testing a mobile phone intervention that utilizes multiple methods of communication to provide care for depression and can continuously connect to, collect data from, and reach out to the adult patient. CBITs is developing a system that interprets and determines the patient's location, activity, social context, mood and aims to provide skills that may help individuals with depression.

Organization: 
Northwestern University Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs)
Principal Investigator: 
David C. Mohr, PhD
Eligibility Criteria: 

Patient
1)    Is at least 19 years of age
2)    Has an e-mail account
3)    Is within a cellular network range the majority of the day
4)    Is able to speak and read English
5)    Lives in the United States

Contact: 
Sarah Pekoc 312-503-6895, sarah.pekoc@northwestern.edu
Location: 
680 N. Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400 Chicago, IL 60611
State: 
Illinois
Study End Date: 
Sat, 2016-12-31

Trouble Sleeping?

12/16/2013

Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD. If you've experienced a traumatic event, find out what you can do to improve your sleep.

Sleep Problems and PTSD

Many people have trouble sleeping at times. But it's more likely after you have experienced an accident, war, assault, disaster, or other traumatic event.

You may find you are sleeping too little, or too much, or having nightmares. If these symptoms don't go away, get worse over time, or interfere with your daily life, it might be time to see a doctor.

Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD.

Find Your Holiday Happiness

12/9/2013

Take some tips to remove stress, fear, and worry from your holidays. Discover how to overcome travel fears and how to help anxious children. And learn the myths and realities fo the holiday blues.

Addressing Anxious Kids

12/4/2013

Check your local listings and set your DVR: ADAA member Dr. Reid Wilson will appear on “Katie” on Friday, Dec. 6, on ABC. He will discuss how anxiety and the pressure to be perfect can cripple a family—and how to cope. He's the author of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous and Independent Children. 

New Podcast: Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy

11/14/2013

Dr. Lizabeth Roemer explains mindfulness skills and how people can learn to apply them to daily living, and she describes how acceptance-based behavioral therapies are used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.

Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapy for Generalized Anxiety and Comorbid Disorders

ADAA

Lizabeth Roemer, PhD
Professor of Psychology
College of Liberal Arts
University of Massachusetts Boston

Dr. Roemer explains mindfulness skills and how people can learn to apply them to daily living, and she describes how acceptance-based behavioral therapies are used to treat anxiety disorders and depression.

Listen

Early Treatment Changes Kids' Lives

A Childhood Darkened by Severe Anxiety Becomes Brighter

"I know from personal experience...getting anxious kids help early can be crucial in heading off more serious problems later in life."

Childhood anxiety, even severe and chronic, doesn’t necessarily stand in the way of success and achievement. But caring parents will do anything to help relieve their children of misery. Scott Stossel, the editor of The Atlantic magazine, tells his story of struggling, coping, and living a very productive life.

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