Research


Research Outcomes (September 31, 2018)

$3,961,734.50

Direct Funding

$339,835

Co-investigator Funding

21

Trials

35

Publications

56

Conference Presentations

81

Invited Presentations

37

Employees

13

Volunteers

36

Student Theses / Dissertations

12

U of R Researchers

12

International Collaborators

12

Clinical Setting Implementations

59

Consultations with Canadian & International Organizations & Researchers


8

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Peer Reviewed Articles

 

Frohlich, J. R., Rapinda, K. K., Schaub, M. P., Wenger, A., Baumgartner, C., Johnson, E. A., O’Conner, R. M., Vincent, N., Blankers. M., Ebert, D. D. Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., & Keough, M. T. (2018). Testing the efficacy of an online self-help treatment for comorbid alcohol misuse and emotional problems in young adults: A randomized controlled trial. JMIR Research Protocols. 
Titov, N., Dear, B,.Nielssen, O.,Staples, L,. Hadjistavropoulos, H,.Nugent, M., Adlam, K.,Nordgreen, T,. Hogstad Bruvik, K., Hovland, A., Repål, A., Mathiaen, K., Kraepelien, M., Blom, K., Svanborg, C., Lindefors, N. & Kaldo, V. (2018). ICBT in routine care: A descriptive analysis of successful clinics in five countries. Internet Interventions, 13, 108-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2018.07.006
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Faller, Y. N., Klatt, A., Nugent, M. N., Dear, B. D., & Titov, N. (2018). Patient perspectives on strengths and challenges of therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: using the patient voice to improve care. Community Mental Health Journal, 54, 944-950. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-018-0286-0
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Schneider, L. H., Klassen, K,, Dear, B. F. & Titov, N. (2018). Development and evaluation of a scale assessing therapist fidelity to guidelines for delivering therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2018.1457079
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Schneider, L. H., Hadjistavropoulos, T., Titov, N., &  Dear, B. F. (2018). Effectiveness, acceptability and feasibility of an Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral pain management program in a routine online therapy clinic in Canada. Canadian Journal of Pain, 2(1), 62-73. https://doi.org/10.1080/24740527.2018.1442675
Edmonds, M., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D, Schneider, L. H, Dear, B. F, & Titov, N. (2018). Who benefits most from therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy in clinical practice? Predictors of symptom change and drop out. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 54, 24–32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2018.01.003
Soucy, J. N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Couture, C. A., Owens, V. A. M., Dear, B. F., & Titov, N. (2018). Content of client emails in Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: A comparison between two trials and relationship of outcome. Internet Interventions, 11, 53-59https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2018.01.006
Alberts, N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Dear, B. & Titov, N. (2017). Patient and provider perceptions of Internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy for recent cancer survivors. Journal of Cancer Survivorship. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-017-3872-8.
Friesen, L. N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Schneider, L. H.*, Alberts, N. M.*, Titov, N. & Dear, B. F. (2017).   Examination of an of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural pain management course for adults with fibromyalgia: A randomized controlled trial. PAIN, 158 (4)593-604https://doi.org/10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000802
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Nugent, M., Dirkse, D., & Pugh, N. (2017). Implementation of Internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy within community mental health clinics: A process evaluation using the consolidated framework for implementation research. BMC Psychiatry, 17:331.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1496-7
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Pugh, N., Hesser, H., & Andersson, G. (2017). Therapeutic alliance in therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behavior  therapy for depression and anxiety. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 24, 451-461. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2014
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Schneider, L. H., Edmonds, M., Karin, E., Nugent, M. N., Dirkse, D., Dear, B. F., & Titov, N. (2017). Randomized controlled trial of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy comparing standard weekly versus optional weekly therapist support. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 52, 15-24https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.09.006
Soucy, J. N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D. (2017). Treatment acceptability and preferences for managing severe health anxiety: Perceptions of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy among primary care patients; Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 57, 14-24. https://doi.org/10/1016/j.jbtep.2017.02.002
Schneider, L. H., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D. & Faller, N. (2016). Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for depressive symptoms: An exploratory examination of therapist behaviours and their relationship to outcome and therapeutic alliance. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 44(6),625-639. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465816000254
Soucy, J. N., Owens, V. A. M., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Dirkse, D. A., & Dear, B. F. (2016). Educating patients about Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: Perceptions among treatment seekers and non-treatment seekers before and after viewing an educational video. Internet Interventions, 6, 57-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2016.09.003
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Nugent, M., Alberts, N., Staples, L., Dear, B., & Titov, N. (2016). Transdiagnostic Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy in Canada: An open trial comparing results of a specialized online clinic and nonspecialized community clinics. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 42, 19-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2016.05.006
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Pugh, N., Hesser, H., & Andersson, G. (2016). Predicting response to therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for depression of anxiety within an open dissemination trial. Behavior Therapy, 47, 155-165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2015.10.006
Hollandare, F., Gustafsson, S. A., Berglind, M., Grape, F., Carlbring, P., Andersson, G., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., & Tillofors, M. (2016). Therapist behaviours in internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) for depressive symptoms. Internet Interventions, 3, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2015.11.002
Jones, S. L., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., & Soucy, J, N. (2016). A randomized controlled trial of guided Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for older adults with generalized anxiety. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 37, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2015.11.002
Pugh, N., Hadjistavropoulos, H.D., & Dirkse, D. (2016). A randomised controlled trial of therapist-assisted, Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for women with maternal depression. PLOS one, 11(3), e0149186. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0149186.
Alberts, N. M., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Dear, B, F., & Titov, N. (2015). Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for recent cancer survivors: A feasibility trial. Psycho-Oncology, 16, 137-139. doi: 10.1002/pon.4032.
Dirkse, D., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Hesser, H., & Barak, A. (2014). Linguistic analysis of communication in therapist-assisted internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 44, 21-32. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2014.952773 
Friesen, L., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D. & Pugh, N. (2014). A qualitative examination of psychology graduate students’ experiences with guided Internet cognitive behaviour therapy. Internet Interventions, 1, 41-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2014.04.001
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Alberts, N., Nugent, M., & Marchildon, G. (2014). Improving access to psychological services through therapist-assisted, Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy. Canadian Psychology, 55, 303-311 https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0037716
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Pugh, N. E., Nugent, M., Hesser, H., Andersson, G., Marchildon, G. P., et al. (2014).Therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for depression and anxiety: Translating evidence into clinical practice. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 28, 884-893. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2014.09.018
Pugh, N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., & Fuchs, C. (2014). Internet therapy for postpartum depression: A case illustration of emailed therapeutic assistance. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 4, 327-337. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-014-0439-2
Pugh, N., Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Hampton, A., Bowen, A., & Williams, J. (2014). Client experiences of guided internet cognitive behavior therapy for postpartum depression: A qualitative study. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 18, 209-219. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-014-0449-0.
Schneider, L. & Hadjistavropoulos, H. D. (2014). When in doubt, ask the audience: Potential users’ perceptions of Internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for chronic pain. Pain Research and Management, 19, 173-178.
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Thompson, M., Klein, B., & Austin, D. (2012). Dissemination of therapist-assisted Internet Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Development and open pilot study of a workshop. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 40, 230-240. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2011.645550
Hadjistavropoulos, H. D., Thompson, T., Ivanov, M., Drost, C., Butz, C., Klein, B., & Austin, D. (2011). Considerations in the development of a therapist-assisted internet cognitive behavior therapy service. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42, 463-471. https://doi.org/10.1080.16506073.2018.1457079

Student Research

Michael Edmonds (2018). Can patient characteristics at intake predict patient response to therapist-assisted transdiagnostic internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy?
Danielle Earis (2018). Patient perspectives of internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosocial issues post-spinal cord injury. Honours Thesis.
Dale Dirkse (2018). A randomized trial of technician-guided and self-guided ICBT: Wellbeing After Cancer. Doctoral Dissertation.
Victoria Owens (2017). Examining  change in health anxiety symptoms resulting from transdiagnostic,  Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: The Impact of Therapist  support. M.A. Thesis.
 Kristen Klassen (2017). Analyzing therapist emails in Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy. Honours Thesis. 
Catherine Couture (2017). Client correspondence in Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: An examination into client communication with therapists and symptom improvement. Honours Thesis.
Joelle Soucy (2016). Treatment acceptability and preference among primary care patients experiencing severe health anxiety: The role of internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy. M.A Thesis.
Christina Drost (2016). Examination of therapist behaviours in therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for generalized anxiety disorder. Doctoral Dissertation.
Lindsay Friesen (2015). A randomized controlled trial of Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for individuals with fibromyalgia. Doctoral Dissertation.
Victoria Owens (2015). Increasing favourable expectations of therapist-assisted Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy: Importance of testimonial-based versus statistically-based information. Honours Thesis.
Shannon Jones (2014). GAD Online for older adults: A randomized controlled trial. Doctoral Dissertation.
Dale Dirkse (2014). Linguistic analysis of communication in a therapist-assisted Internet-based cognitive behaviour therapy program for individuals with generalized anxiety disorder. M.A. Thesis.
Nicole Pugh (2014). Maternal depression online: A preliminary study Doctoral Dissertation.
Chantalle Fuchs (2014). Development and initial evaluation of a psychoeducational resource to facilitate social support for cancer survivors. Honours Thesis.
Nicole Alberts (2014). Transdiagnostic Internet-delivered cognitive-behaviour therapy for recent cancer survivors: A feasibility trial and examination of clinician perspectives. Doctoral Dissertation. 
Luke Schneider (2013). Initial perceptions of Internet-based cognitive-behaviour therapy for chronic pain among potential users: Examining interest, perceived barriers, and strengths. M.A. Thesis.
Lindsay Friesen (2013). First time users of therapist-assisted Internet cognitive behaviour therapy: A qualitative examination of psychology graduate students in training. M.A. Thesis.