Priority 7 from the Digital Technology for Mental Health PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Are therapies (e.g. CBT) delivered via digital technology as effective as those delivered face-to-face? (JLA PSP Priority 7)
Overall ranking 7
JLA question ID 0069/7
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

No systematic reviews identified

Health Research Classification System category Mental Health
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Are online therapies able to offer the same outcomes as face to face therapy? ~ Are they better than face-to-face interactions? ~ Do they have anything close to the efficacy of face-to-face/traditional approaches? ~ How do these technologies compare to more 'traditional' interventions? ~ Is there any evidence that using technology for mental health is actually better or at least not inferior to face to face delivery?
Submitted by 11 x Service User ~ 2 x Carer ~ 12 x Practitioner
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0069
PSP name Digital Technology for Mental Health
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 134 (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 12 March 2018