2) Compare clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of internet-based treatment and treatment as usual within controlled research settings,
3) Carry out pragmatic randomised controlled trials to study how internet-based depression treatment can be effectively implemented within routine specialised care settings,
4) Predict which patient groups could benefit from internet-based treatment vs. standard treatment by modeling patient characteristics;
5 )Develop evidence based recommendations on how internet-based depression treatment can be cost-effectively integrated into routine specialised care systems for depression in EU mental health care systems, and develop a business case to ensure structural implementation of these services.
E-COMPARED is multidisciplinary (psychology, HTA, ICT, care) and its members are leaders in internet-based treatment for common mental health disorders, e.g. through participating in FP7 projects (ICT4Depression, ROAMER)…