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Date submitted
Date registered
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Titles & IDs
Public title
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Delivered Over the Internet for Women With Postpartum Depression
Scientific title
Web-Based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Women With Postpartum Depression
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Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Postpartum Depression 0 0
Condition category
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Reproductive Health and Childbirth 0 0 0 0
Childbirth and postnatal care

Study type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Behaviour - Web-based CBT for PPD

Experimental: Web-based CBT for PPD - Participants will receive Web-based CBT for PPD.

Behaviour: Web-based CBT for PPD
A cognitive behavioral intervention that will provide participants with the following: online interactive tools to clarify their attitudes and reasons for wanting to change, information about some of the symptoms and mechanisms associated with feeling depressed during the postpartum period, and guidance on using behavioral and cognitive strategies proven to help reduce depressive symptoms

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Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Acceptability and feasibility of the Web-based treatment program for women with postpartum depression
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Measured 3 and 6 months postpartum
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Clinical utility of the program in ameliorating postpartum depression symptoms
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Measured 3 and 6 months postpartum
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Women's characteristics that moderate the impact of the program
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Measured 3 and 6 months postpartum

Key inclusion criteria
- Within 6 months postpartum

- Home access to the Internet

- Use of personal e-mail

- Score from 12 to 20, inclusive, on the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale

- Diagnosed as having postpartum depression
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Key exclusion criteria
- Current diagnosis of substance abuse, bipolar disorder, or psychotic depression

- Currently receiving treatment for depressive symptoms, including antidepressant
medication or psychotherapy

- Currently has suicidal intentionality, lethality, access to means, and history of
suicide attempts

Study design
Purpose of the study
Allocation to intervention
Non-randomised trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Open (masking not used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?

Intervention assignment
Single group
Other design features
Phase 1
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Recruitment status
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
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Date of first participant enrolment
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Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
University of Melbourne - Heidelberg Heights
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
VIC, 3061 - Heidelberg Heights
Recruitment outside Australia
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United States of America
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United States of America
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Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Oregon Research Institute
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Government body
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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
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Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Brief summary
This study will develop and test a Web-based program to treat women with postpartum
Trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Danaher BG, Milgrom J, Seeley JR, Stuart S, Schembri C, Tyler MS, Ericksen J, Lester W, Gemmill AW, Lewinsohn P. Web-Based Intervention for Postpartum Depression: Formative Research and Design of the MomMoodBooster Program. JMIR Res Protoc. 2012 Nov 22;1(2):e18. doi: 10.2196/resprot.2329.
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Principal investigator
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Brian G. Danaher, PhD
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Oregon Research Institute
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Contact person for public queries
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