Trial launched for online treatment of depression

Aware is recruiting participants for a programme that aims to develop a national online service, writes Charlie Taylor.

26th January, 2014
Dr Ladislav Timulak from the School of Psychology at TCD. Picture: Feargal Ward

With countless studies showing how different forms of depression can be successfully treated effectively online, it's not surprising that more mental health professionals are turning to the internet to help those with depression.

While Ireland has generally lagged behind other European countries when it comes to offering online therapy, all that may change with the rollout of the first national trial of an online treatment for depression.

The trial, which was announced earlier this month,...

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