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Accelerating the development of effective psychological interventions

November 8, 2022


Researchers at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, have started investigating whether there might be faster and more efficient ways to develop and improve mental health interventions. In the journal Psychological Medicine, they present the “leapfrog design” as a means to efficiently test new interventions without having to conduct several clinical trials one after the other. The Bochum-based team headed by Dr. Simon Blackwell describes the method together with a colleague from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in the journal Psychological Medicine, published online on 4 November 2022.

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