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Online Peer Support for the Treatment of Mental Illness: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: September 6, 2017
Project Number: RA0927-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of online peer support for the treatment of adults with mental illness?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with the use of online peer support for the treatment of adults with mental illness?

Key Message

Two randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of online peer support for the treatment of adults with mental illness.