This report provides a comprehensive review of the evidence and recommendations on internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy (iCBT) for treating depression and anxiety disorders. The review found that iCBT is effective for reducing symptoms of mild-to-moderate major depression and select anxiety disorders, and for improving quality of life. iCBT offered with therapist support is recommended. This information may be of interest to those exploring non‒face-to-face care options for individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Link to Reports

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Optimal Use Evidence Highlights

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders

Optimal Use In Brief

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders: Recommendations

Optimal Use Recommendations Report

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders: Patients’ Perspectives and Experiences, Implementation, and Ethical Issues

Optimal Use Final Report

Internet-Delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depression and Anxiety Disorders: A Health Technology Assessment

Optimal Use Final Report by Health Quality Ontario

Internet-Delivered, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders

Optimal Use Project Protocol

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