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Further information on current and completed projects of the Center for Psychotherapy Research (FOST) can be accessed by clicking on the project name.

Utilization and adherence in innovative services for child and adolescent health (INABI)
Duration: 2019-2022 
Funding: BMBF

Promoting Help-seeking using E-technology for ADolescents (ProHEAD)
Duration: 2017-2021
Funding: BMBF

Self-Injury-Treatment, Assessment, Recovery (STAR): Online Intervention for Adolescent Nonsuicidal Self-injury 
Duration: 2017-2021
Funding: BMBF

An internet-based intervention for the prevention and early intervention of eating disorders: A randomized controlled trial investigating the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of automatic feedback on self-monitored eating behavior with or without weekly support from an expert patient
Coordination: University Medical Center Leiden (NL)
Duration: 2017-2020
Funding: ZonMW

SaveMySkin: An Internet-based self-help intervention for skin picking
Duration: 2018-2019

Effectiveness of an Internet-based intervention for the treatment of depression Koordination: Pontificia Universidad Catolica (Chile) 
Duration: 2017-2019
Funding: CONICYT

Internet-based prevention and early intervention of depression in adolescents
Coordination: CES University Antioquia (Colombia)
Duration: 2017-2019

Harnessing technology to reduce the burden of eating disorders
Coordination: FOST & Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)   
Duration: 2016-2017
Funding: DAAD

SIN-E-STRES: An adjunct Internet-based intervention for the treatment of patients with posttraumatic stress disorder in Chile
Coordination: Pontificia Universidad Catolica (Chile)
Duration: 2015-2017

Internet-based aftercare in personality and post-traumatic stress disorder
A cooperation between the FOST and the SRH Klinik Karlsbad-Langensteinbach and the Clienia Privatklinik Littenheid (CH).
Duration: 2015-2017

Smartphone and Internet-based aftercare after inpatient weaning therapy for alcohol addiction (SALUSMART)
A cooperation between the FOST and the salus klinik Friedrichsdorf.
Duration: 2014-2015

HEINS: A mobile phone- and internet-based program for aftercare in schizophrenia spectrum disorders
A cooperation between the FOST and the Clinic for General Psychiatriy at the University Hospital Heidelberg.
Duration: 2014-2018

E-Mental Health: Optimizing healthcare for patients with depression through modern information and communication technology
A cooperation between the FOST and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and der Universidad de Chile.
Duration: 2013-2014
Funding: DFG

MIND-S: A SMS- and mindfulness-based intervention for relapse prevention in depression
A cooperation project with the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy II of the Ulm University, funded by the Innovationsfond Medizin Baden-Württemberg.
Duration: 2014-2015

PRO-YOUTH: Promotion of young people's mental health through technology-enhanced personalization of care
A FOST-coordinated project for health promotion and prevention of eating disorders, funded by the EU Health Program.
Duration: 2011-2014

Internet delivered intervention strategy for recurrent depression: towards individualized disease management (SUMMIT)
A multicenter study of the FOST and Clinic for General Psychiatriy at the University Hospital Heidelberg, funded by the DFG in the "clinical studies" program.
Duration: 2010-2013

ES[S]PRIT: Efficacy of an Internet-based program for prevention of eating disorders in college students
A randomized controlled study on the efficacy of the program YoungES[S]PRIT, funded by the Klaus Tschira Foundation. 
Duration: 2009-2011

CBT4BN versus CBTF2F: Comparison of online versus F2F treatment for bulimia nervosa
A multicenter study, which was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (USA) and conducted by two US-american partners (UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center).
Duration: 2008-2015

Effectiveness and sustainability of an internet-based post-stationary behavioral training for patients with chronic back pain
A multicenter study of FOST and the Orthopedic University Hospital Heidelberg, funded by the BMBF in the field of "Healthcare-related research".
Duration: 2008-2011

Internet-based outpatient psychosocial aftercare after inpatient oncological rehabilitation: Process and outcome quality of an e-mental health module 
A multicenter study of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and FOST, funded by the BMBF in the field of "Healthcare-related research".
Duration: 2008-2011

INTACT: Individually Tailored Stepped Care for Women with Eating Disorders
A FOST-coordinated Research Training Network funded by the EU (Marie Curie Program).
Duration: 2007-2011

„ED Parent Support”: Internet-based Chat Support Groups for Parents in Family-based Treatment for Eating Disorders
A project of the FOST in cooperation with the University of Chicago funded by the Humboldt-Foundation.
Duration: 2007-2009

Recovery processes during and after psychotherapeutic treatment: modeling and prediction
A DFG-funded research project on the dynamic structure of the course of disease and recovery in psychotherapeutically treated patients.
Duration: 2006-2008

Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an integrative, inpatient-outpatient treatment of patients with bulimia nervosa using the Short Message Service
A BMBF-funded project in the focus area "Health Services Research" in cooperation with the Psychosomatischen Fachklinik Bad Pyrmont.
Duration: 2005-2008

Improving Care for Patients with Eating Disorders through Computer Mediated Communication
A cooperation between the FOST and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, funded by the Humboldt-Foundation in the Transcoop-Program.
Duration: 2004-2007