Published on in Vol 23, No 11 (2021): November

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
Mechanisms of Change in Digital Health Interventions for Mental Disorders in Youth: Systematic Review

Mechanisms of Change in Digital Health Interventions for Mental Disorders in Youth: Systematic Review

Mechanisms of Change in Digital Health Interventions for Mental Disorders in Youth: Systematic Review


  1. Geirhos A, Domhardt M, Lunkenheimer F, Temming S, Holl R, Minden K, Warschburger P, Meissner T, Mueller-Stierlin A, Baumeister H. Feasibility and potential efficacy of a guided internet- and mobile-based CBT for adolescents and young adults with chronic medical conditions and comorbid depression or anxiety symptoms (youthCOACHCD): a randomized controlled pilot trial. BMC Pediatrics 2022;22(1) View
  2. Domhardt M, Grund S, Mayer A, Büscher R, Ebert D, Sander L, Karyotaki E, Cuijpers P, Baumeister H. Unveiling mechanisms of change in digital interventions for depression: Study protocol for a systematic review and individual participant data meta-analysis. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2022;13 View
  3. Ferretti A, Hubbs S, Vayena E. Global youth perspectives on digital health promotion: a scoping review. BMC Digital Health 2023;1(1) View
  4. Uhlhaas P, Davey C, Mehta U, Shah J, Torous J, Allen N, Avenevoli S, Bella-Awusah T, Chanen A, Chen E, Correll C, Do K, Fisher H, Frangou S, Hickie I, Keshavan M, Konrad K, Lee F, Liu C, Luna B, McGorry P, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Nordentoft M, Öngür D, Patton G, Paus T, Reininghaus U, Sawa A, Schoenbaum M, Schumann G, Srihari V, Susser E, Verma S, Woo T, Yang L, Yung A, Wood S. Towards a youth mental health paradigm: a perspective and roadmap. Molecular Psychiatry 2023;28(8):3171 View
  5. Bell I, Arnold C, Gilbertson T, D’Alfonso S, Castagnini E, Chen N, Nicholas J, O’Sullivan S, Valentine L, Alvarez-Jimenez M. A Personalized, Transdiagnostic Smartphone Intervention (Mello) Targeting Repetitive Negative Thinking in Young People With Depression and Anxiety: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e47860 View
  6. Wrightson-Hester A, Anderson G, Dunstan J, McEvoy P, Sutton C, Myers B, Egan S, Tai S, Johnston-Hollitt M, Chen W, Gedeon T, Mansell W. An Artificial Therapist (Manage Your Life Online) to Support the Mental Health of Youth: Co-Design and Case Series. JMIR Human Factors 2023;10:e46849 View
  7. Asthana S, Prime S. The role of digital transformation in addressing health inequalities in coastal communities: barriers and enablers. Frontiers in Health Services 2023;3 View
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  10. Dülsen P, Baumeister H. Internet- and mobile-based anxiety and depression interventions for children and adolescents: efficacy and negative effects - a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2024 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Domhardt M, Ebert D, Baumeister H. Digitale Gesundheitsinterventionen. View
  2. Machado A, Ferreira B, Pereira C, Carrola C, de Melo B, Campos C. Handbook of Research on Advances in Digital Technologies to Promote Rehabilitation and Community Participation. View