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Internet-Based Psychological Support for Depression

Led By Jay C Buckey, M.D.
Research Sponsored by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up five years.
Awards & highlights


This trial will assess the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of PATH, an internet-based, multimedia-intensive, computer-based treatment program that includes modules on problem-solving, stress management, and conflict management.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults aged 18 or older who are experiencing depression, stress, or need help with conflict resolution. It's specifically designed for employees and faculty attending the EAP programs of DHMC and Dartmouth College.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The trial tests an internet-based support program called PATH, which includes modules on problem-solving therapy for depression, stress management using CBT techniques, and conflict management through interactive simulations and exercises.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Previous phases of testing the problem-solving module reported no adverse events. The cognitive-behavioral approaches used in the stress and conflict programs have also been effective without noted side effects.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~five years
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and five years for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Proportion of participants referred to the PATH program that log on to the program.
Secondary outcome measures
Participant reports of the acceptability of the PATH program
Other outcome measures
Mental Depression
Participant self-reported stress severity scores on the PSS

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Internet Based psychological supportExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The internet-based psychological support intervention (PATH) is an internet based Problem Solving Therapy, stress management training and conflict management training program.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical CenterLead Sponsor
530 Previous Clinical Trials
2,544,434 Total Patients Enrolled
23 Trials studying Depression
3,942 Patients Enrolled for Depression
Jay C Buckey, M.D.Principal InvestigatorDartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Media Library

Internet-based psychological support Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT02726061 — N/A
Depression Research Study Groups: Internet Based psychological support
Depression Clinical Trial 2023: Internet-based psychological support Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT02726061 — N/A
Internet-based psychological support 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT02726061 — N/A
Depression Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT02726061 — N/A
~217 spots leftby Feb 2031