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As the principal author of Good Days Ahead, a multimedia computer program for treatment of depression, Jess Wright is a leading expert on using technology to improve the delivery of treatment for mental disorders. He has been the recipient of many research grants from the National Institutes of Mental Health and other funding agencies for research on computer-assisted cognitive-behavior therapy. And his research team has completed randomized, controlled trials that have found computer-assisted treatment to be effective, while making treatment more efficient and accessible. Several recent articles on his work in computer-assisted treatment can be viewed using the following links:

Thase ME, Wright JH, Eells TD, Barrett MS, Wisniewski SR, Balasubramani GK, McCrone P, and Brown GK: Improving the Efficiency of Psychotherapy for Depression: Computer-Assisted Versus Standard CBT. AJP in Advance Epub 2017 Oct 3, doi:10.1176/appi.ajp.2017.17010089) AJP, 175(3):242-250, March 2018. View Article

Wells MJ, Owen JJ, McCray LW, Bishop LB, Eells TD, Brown GK, Richards D, Wright JH: Computer-assisted Cognitive-behavior Therapy for Depression in Primary Care: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders.  Primary Care Companion CNS Disorders, doi: 10.4088/PCC.17r02196, 20(2):17r02196, March 2018. View Article

Wright JH, McCray LW, Eells TD, Gopalraj R, and Bishop LB: Computer-Assisted Cognitive-Behavior Therapy in Medical Care Settings. Current Psychiatry Reports, 20:92, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11920-018-0947-2, Epub 7 September 2018. View Article

Jess Wright also has developed a series of innovative books that combine text and video to teach students and clinicians how to do cognitive-behavior therapy. As best-sellers and award-winning texts, these books have helped thousands of practitioners learn the effective methods of cognitive-behavior therapy. Two video simulations of Jess treating patients can be viewed below:

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