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Table 1 Inclusion/exclusion criteria for the GAD treatment trial

From: Protocol for a randomised controlled trial investigating the effectiveness of an online e-health application compared to attention placebo or sertraline in the treatment of generalised anxiety disorder

Inclusion Criteria Exclusion Criteria
18-30 years old Currently undertaking CBT with psychologist health care professional
Primary diagnosis of GAD (based on ADIS-IV criteria) Currently seeing a psychologist or psychiatrist
Consent to participate in the trial Taking psychotropic drugs
Access to the Internet At risk of self-harm or suicide
Active email address and phone number Current or past diagnosis of psychosis, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder
Sufficient English language literacy Current primary diagnosis of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder or substance dependence (i.e. a comorbid disorder deemed to require treatment before GAD). This will be ascertained by administering the ADIS-IV and establishing primary and secondary diagnoses.
  Treatment with Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (+/- 14 days before or after treatment) or concomitant pimozide
  Treatment with sertraline in the past three months for a period of two or more weeks
  Planning to become pregnant, pregnant or breastfeeding