Guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: Health-economic evaluation from the societal and public health care perspective alongside a randomized controlled trial

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Guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia : Health-economic evaluation from the societal and public health care perspective alongside a randomized controlled trial. / Buntrock, Claudia; Lehr, Dirk; Smit, Filip et al.

in: Journal of Medical Internet Research, Jahrgang 23, Nr. 5, e25609, 24.05.2021.

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title = "Guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: Health-economic evaluation from the societal and public health care perspective alongside a randomized controlled trial",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: The evidence base for internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (iCBT-I) is firm; however, little is known about iCBT-I's health-economic effects.OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of iCBT-I in reducing insomnia among schoolteachers.METHODS: Schoolteachers (N=128) with clinically significant insomnia symptoms and work-related rumination were randomized to guided iCBT-I or a wait list control group, both with unrestricted access to treatment as usual. Health care use, patient and family expenditures, and productivity losses were self-assessed and used for costing from a societal and a public health care perspective. Costs were related to symptom-free status (score <8 on the insomnia severity index) and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained. Sampling error was handled using nonparametric bootstrapping.RESULTS: Statistically significant differences favoring the intervention group were found for both health outcomes (symptom-free status yes or no: β=.30; 95% CI 0.16-0.43; QALYs: β=.019, 95% CI 0.01-0.03). From a societal perspective, iCBT-I had a 94% probability of dominating the wait list control for both health outcomes. From a public health care perspective, iCBT-I was more effective but also more expensive than the wait list control, resulting in an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of €650 per symptom-free individual. In terms of QALYs, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was €11,285. At a willingness-to-pay threshold of €20,000 per QALY gained, the intervention's probability of being cost-effective was 89%.CONCLUSIONS: Our trial indicates that iCBT could be considered as a good value-for-money intervention for insomnia.TRIAL REGISTRATION: German Clinical Trial Registry: DRKS00004700; https://tinyurl.com/2nnk57jm.INTERNATIONAL REGISTERED REPORT IDENTIFIER (IRRID): RR2-10.1186/1745-6215-14-169.",
keywords = "Behavior, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Cost-effectiveness, Cost-utility, Economic evaluation, Economics, ICBT-I, Insomnia, Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy, Perspective, Public health, Sleep, Psychology, Health sciences",
author = "Claudia Buntrock and Dirk Lehr and Filip Smit and Hanne Horvath and Matthias Berking and Kai Spiegelhalder and Heleen Riper and Ebert, {David Daniel}",
note = "{\textcopyright}Claudia Buntrock, Dirk Lehr, Filip Smit, Hanne Horvath, Matthias Berking, Kai Spiegelhalder, Heleen Riper, David Daniel Ebert. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (https://www.jmir.org), 24.05.2021.",
year = "2021",
month = may,
day = "24",
doi = "10.2196/25609",
language = "English",
volume = "23",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia

T2 - Health-economic evaluation from the societal and public health care perspective alongside a randomized controlled trial

AU - Buntrock, Claudia

AU - Lehr, Dirk

AU - Smit, Filip

AU - Horvath, Hanne

AU - Berking, Matthias

AU - Spiegelhalder, Kai

AU - Riper, Heleen

AU - Ebert, David Daniel

N1 - ©Claudia Buntrock, Dirk Lehr, Filip Smit, Hanne Horvath, Matthias Berking, Kai Spiegelhalder, Heleen Riper, David Daniel Ebert. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (https://www.jmir.org), 24.05.2021.

PY - 2021/5/24

Y1 - 2021/5/24

N2 - BACKGROUND: The evidence base for internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (iCBT-I) is firm; however, little is known about iCBT-I's health-economic effects.OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of iCBT-I in reducing insomnia among schoolteachers.METHODS: Schoolteachers (N=128) with clinically significant insomnia symptoms and work-related rumination were randomized to guided iCBT-I or a wait list control group, both with unrestricted access to treatment as usual. Health care use, patient and family expenditures, and productivity losses were self-assessed and used for costing from a societal and a public health care perspective. Costs were related to symptom-free status (score <8 on the insomnia severity index) and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained. Sampling error was handled using nonparametric bootstrapping.RESULTS: Statistically significant differences favoring the intervention group were found for both health outcomes (symptom-free status yes or no: β=.30; 95% CI 0.16-0.43; QALYs: β=.019, 95% CI 0.01-0.03). From a societal perspective, iCBT-I had a 94% probability of dominating the wait list control for both health outcomes. From a public health care perspective, iCBT-I was more effective but also more expensive than the wait list control, resulting in an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of €650 per symptom-free individual. In terms of QALYs, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was €11,285. At a willingness-to-pay threshold of €20,000 per QALY gained, the intervention's probability of being cost-effective was 89%.CONCLUSIONS: Our trial indicates that iCBT could be considered as a good value-for-money intervention for insomnia.TRIAL REGISTRATION: German Clinical Trial Registry: DRKS00004700; https://tinyurl.com/2nnk57jm.INTERNATIONAL REGISTERED REPORT IDENTIFIER (IRRID): RR2-10.1186/1745-6215-14-169.

AB - BACKGROUND: The evidence base for internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (iCBT-I) is firm; however, little is known about iCBT-I's health-economic effects.OBJECTIVE: This study aimed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness and cost-utility of iCBT-I in reducing insomnia among schoolteachers.METHODS: Schoolteachers (N=128) with clinically significant insomnia symptoms and work-related rumination were randomized to guided iCBT-I or a wait list control group, both with unrestricted access to treatment as usual. Health care use, patient and family expenditures, and productivity losses were self-assessed and used for costing from a societal and a public health care perspective. Costs were related to symptom-free status (score <8 on the insomnia severity index) and quality-adjusted life years (QALYs) gained. Sampling error was handled using nonparametric bootstrapping.RESULTS: Statistically significant differences favoring the intervention group were found for both health outcomes (symptom-free status yes or no: β=.30; 95% CI 0.16-0.43; QALYs: β=.019, 95% CI 0.01-0.03). From a societal perspective, iCBT-I had a 94% probability of dominating the wait list control for both health outcomes. From a public health care perspective, iCBT-I was more effective but also more expensive than the wait list control, resulting in an incremental cost-effectiveness ratio of €650 per symptom-free individual. In terms of QALYs, the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio was €11,285. At a willingness-to-pay threshold of €20,000 per QALY gained, the intervention's probability of being cost-effective was 89%.CONCLUSIONS: Our trial indicates that iCBT could be considered as a good value-for-money intervention for insomnia.TRIAL REGISTRATION: German Clinical Trial Registry: DRKS00004700; https://tinyurl.com/2nnk57jm.INTERNATIONAL REGISTERED REPORT IDENTIFIER (IRRID): RR2-10.1186/1745-6215-14-169.

KW - Behavior

KW - Cognitive behavioral therapy

KW - Cost-effectiveness

KW - Cost-utility

KW - Economic evaluation

KW - Economics

KW - ICBT-I

KW - Insomnia

KW - Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy

KW - Perspective

KW - Public health

KW - Sleep

KW - Psychology

KW - Health sciences

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U2 - 10.2196/25609

DO - 10.2196/25609

M3 - Journal articles

C2 - 34028361

AN - SCOPUS:85106860525

VL - 23

JO - Journal of Medical Internet Research

JF - Journal of Medical Internet Research

SN - 1439-4456

IS - 5

M1 - e25609

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