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Prevention at critical points: A randomised controlled trial of an e health application to prevent depression, suicide risk and anxiety in youth. [ 2014 - 2018 ]

Also known as: Inoculating final year high school students - Effectiveness of a universal prevention program for depression in adolescence

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1061072]

Researchers: Prof Helen Christensen (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Alison Calear A/Pr Philip Batterham Prof Andrew Mackinnon Prof Julio Licinio

Brief description Adolescence is a highly stressful period in a young person's life: a time during which depression commonly develops, not only affecting interpersonal relationships and emotional functioning, but also impacting on academic performance. This project is the first of its kind. It target students during Year 11, providing them with an online, automated, self-help depression program, with the aim of preventing the development of depression in Year 12, and of improving academic success.

Funding Amount $AUD 711,083.64

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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