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Table 2 Overview of measures

From: European COMPARative Effectiveness research on blended Depression treatment versus treatment-as-usual (E-COMPARED): study protocol for a randomized controlled, non-inferiority trial in eight European countries

Variable Instrument Screening Baseline 3 months 6 months 12 months
Questions taken from patients
Demographics   X    
Current treatment   X    
Diagnostic interview M.I.N.I. X    X
Depressive symptoms PHQ-9 and QIDS-SR16 X X X X
Quality of life EQ-5D-5L X X X X
Societal costs TIC-P X X X X
Treatment preference   X    
Patient expectancy CEQ X    
Working alliance WAI-SF   Xc   
Technology alliance TAI-OTa   Xc   
Client satisfaction CSQ   Xc   
Satisfaction with the online program SUSa   Xc   
Questions taken from therapists
Working alliance WAI-SF   Xc   
Satisfaction with the online program SUSa,b   Xc   
  1. aOffered to condition receiving blended treatment only
  2. bHas to be completed once per therapist after completion of the first treatment
  3. cQuestionnaires may be taken at 6 months when the duration of treatment is longer than 3 months
  4. CEQ Credibility and Expectancy Questionnaire, CSQ Client Satisfaction Questionnaire-8, EQ-5D-5L EuroQol 5 dimensions 5 levels, M.I.N.I. MINI International Neuropsychiatric Interview, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9, QIDS-SR16 Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology, SUS System Usability Scale, TAI-OT Technology Alliance Inventory-Online Therapy, TIC-P Trimbos and iMTA Questionnaires on Costs Associated with Psychiatric Illness, WAI-SF Work Alliance Inventory short form