Depression goes untreated at high rates due to a variety of treatment barriers. Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CCBT) provides an alternative to face-to-face therapy that addresses those treatment barriers t, reducing the cost of therapy, moving the location of therapy to the participants' homes, and providing therapy for those who cannot be seen by a therapist due to excess demand for therapy. Although much research has been done showing CCBT's effectiveness, there is a lack of literature describing the actual implementation of computerized therapy. This review outlines the integration of CCBT into therapeutic practice, including what factors determine its effectiveness. Finally it explores CCBT's effects on therapy and areas of future research.
"Computerized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression,"
Intuition: The BYU Undergraduate Journal of Psychology: Vol. 10:
2, Article 12.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/intuition/vol10/iss2/12