A website offering information about depression (BluePages) or a website offering cognitive behaviour therapy (MoodGYM) v “attention placebo” (control) for depression*

Outcome at 6 weeksComparisonMeanDifference (95% CI)‡
*CI defined in glossary.
†CES-D  =  Centre for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale; scores range from 0–60, with scores ⩾16 reflecting clinical depression.
‡Both significant differences favour BluePages and MoodGYM over control.
Change from baseline in CES-D† scoresBluePages v control3.9 v 1.02.9 (0.6 to 5.2)
MoodGYM v control4.2 v 1.03.2 (0.9 to 5.4)