Many teens suffer from depression which can lead to difficulties later on in life. A common treatment for depression is online cognitive behavioral therapy. Yet, it does not help everyone and more available options are needed. A new psychodynamic therapy via the internet is a non-inferior alternative to the proven internet-based CBT for teenage depression. This is concluded in a study published in the scientific journal Lancet Digital Health conducted by a large international research team consisting of, among others, Jakob Mechler, Karin Lindqvist and Björn Philips at the Department of Psychology.
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