TOWARDS FULLY AUTOMATED PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ADULTS - BAS - Behavioral Activation Scheduling Via Web and Mobile Phone

Fiemke Both, Pim Cuijpers, Mark Hoogendoorn, Michel Klein

Abstract

Behavioural activation treatment has been found to be an effective psychological treatment for depression, also if delivered as self-administered psychotherapy via the internet. However, the role of supporting professionals remains important for successful application of the therapy. In this paper a system is presented that delivers automated behavioural activation therapy via both a mobile phone and a personal website. The system motivates the client to continue with the treatment and helps him/her through the different procedures of the treatment. The architecture of the system follows a generic ambient agent architecture. A first pilot study of the system indicates that it is technically feasible and perceived as useful.

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Both F., Cuijpers P., Hoogendoorn M. and Klein M. (2010). TOWARDS FULLY AUTOMATED PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ADULTS - BAS - Behavioral Activation Scheduling Via Web and Mobile Phone . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-016-0, pages 375-380. DOI: 10.5220/0002688503750380


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@conference{healthinf10,
author={Fiemke Both and Pim Cuijpers and Mark Hoogendoorn and Michel Klein},
title={TOWARDS FULLY AUTOMATED PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ADULTS - BAS - Behavioral Activation Scheduling Via Web and Mobile Phone},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={375-380},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002688503750380},
isbn={978-989-674-016-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - TOWARDS FULLY AUTOMATED PSYCHOTHERAPY FOR ADULTS - BAS - Behavioral Activation Scheduling Via Web and Mobile Phone
SN - 978-989-674-016-0
AU - Both F.
AU - Cuijpers P.
AU - Hoogendoorn M.
AU - Klein M.
PY - 2010
SP - 375
EP - 380
DO - 10.5220/0002688503750380