Published on in Vol 8, No 7 (2019): July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/11591, first published .
An Online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention for Youth Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorders: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

An Online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention for Youth Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorders: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

An Online Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Intervention for Youth Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorders: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial

Paul Ritvo 1*, PhD;  Zafiris J Daskalakis 2*, MD, PhD;  George Tomlinson 3, PhD;  Arun Ravindran 4, MD;  Renee Linklater 5, PhD;  Megan Kirk Chang 1, MSc;  Yuliya Knyahnytska 2, MD, PhD;  Jonathan Lee 6, MD, MSc;  Nazanin Alavi 7, MD;  Shari Bai 8, MD;  Lillian Harber 9, BSc;  Tania Jain 9, MSc;  Joel Katz 10, PhD

1 School of Kinesiology and Health Science, York University , Toronto, ON, CA

2 Temerty Centre for Therapeutic Brain Intervention, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

3 THETA and Biostatistics Unit, University Health Network , Toronto, ON, CA

4 Campbell Family Mental Health Institute, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

5 Aboriginal Engagement and Outreach, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

6 Child and Youth Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

7 Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

8 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

9 Mood and Anxiety Services, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health , Toronto, ON, CA

10 Department of Psychology, York University , Toronto, ON, CA

*these authors contributed equally

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  • Paul Ritvo, PhD
  • School of Kinesiology and Health Science
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