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News: NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC) supported research, with significant input from Netmums, shows that Internet therapy may help postnatal depression

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NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC) supported research, with significant input from Netmums, shows that Internet therapy may help postnatal depression 

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NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care in the South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC) supported research, with significant input from Netmums, shows that Internet therapy may help postnatal depression 

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Researchers at the University of Exeter have teamed up with online forum Netmums in a pilot study which has shown that post natal depression can be treated effectively using online therapy.
 
Rates of postnatal depression (PND) are high – between 10 to 30 percent of mums are affected - but many cases go unreported and few women seek help.

The team from the University of Exeter, supported by the NIHR PenCLAHRC and with significant input from Netmums, have for the first time investigated the feasibility of an internet-based Behavioural Action (BA) treatment modified to address PND in two studies.

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29/10/2013 

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29/01/2014 

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Created at 29/10/2013 11:47  by Vaishali Patel 
Last modified at 29/10/2013 11:47  by Vaishali Patel