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Aug 15, 2019

WCP-2019

08 - Efficacy of Seren@ctif, a Computer-Based Stress Management Program for Patients With Adjustment Disorder With Anxiety: A Randomized Controlled Trial

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behavior therapy

cognitive therapy

computer-assisted therapy

ehealth

psychological stress

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behavior therapy

cognitive therapy

computer-assisted therapy

ehealth

psychological stress

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The goal is to study the effectiveness of Seren@ctif, the first French stress management digital program based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for patients with Adjustment Disorder with Anxiety (ADA) (Servant et al, 2017; JMIR Res Protoc). Subsequently, Seren@ctif could be advised for people suffering from others diseases related to stress, or for people with a clinical level of perceived stress. The rise of Information and Communication Technologies metamorphose our health care system. E-health is beginning to find its place in psychiatry, especially in stress and anxiety domain.The aim is to assess the effectiveness of a 5-week standardized stress management program for reducing anxiety conducted via eLearning (iCBT) or through face-to-face interviews (CBT) with patients suffering from ADA, compared with a Wait List Control group. The primary outcome is change in the State Trait Anxiety Inventory scale trait subscale between baseline and 2-month visit. Programs include 5 modules based on standard CBT principles : relaxation techniques, cognitive restructuring, mindfulness, behavioral skills, healthy behaviors ... Digital support are composed of videos, audio files, a self-help book portfolio in the form of an eGuide, and log books providing the exercises to be completed between 2 sessions. In the face-to-face group, patients receive the same program from a therapist without digital support. Self-assessments were collected face-to-face with the investigator. A significant improvement is hightlighted on self-report scales of anxiety, stress and depression at 2 months for the two intervention groups compared to the control group Moreover, the blending intervention mixing online and face-to-face component (iCBT) not showing any significant differences with the same face-to-face intervention (CBT), on self-report scales of anxiety, stress and depression, and on the satisfaction. Internet is a promising medium to facilitate the dissemination of attractive and effective stress managements programs.

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