SlowMo therapy helps people “slow down” and manage their fears

We are pleased to share that the results of the SlowMo trial have been published JAMA Psychiatry. The trial found that SlowMo therapy effectively supports people to manage worries about harm from others (also known as paranoia) to help them get on with life.  

SlowMo Trial - End of Recruitment!

We are very pleased to announce that recruitment for the SlowMo trial is now complete! Since we started two years ago, 362 people have taken part.

Slow Mo On BBC's One Show

“When I was introduced to SlowMo I found it was such a good idea, a simple idea all about slowing your thoughts down and thinking things through […] I can say it has really changed my life.”   Hear one of our participants’, Angie talk about SlowMo therapy on the One Show.

Articles

Here’s a list of other articles that have been written about SlowMo to help you find out more about it. If you want to know more about the theory behind the therapy and trial, check out the publications list.  

Innovative digital therapy for paranoia | Author: King’s Health Partners. Read more…

There’s a new app that could help alleviate Londoners’ paranoia | Author: Danielle Goldstein, TimeOut. Read more…

Innovative digital therapy for paranoia | Author: Southwark Carers. Read more…

Digital therapy for paranoia | Author: King’s College London, Spotlight. Read more…

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Publications

SlowMo, a digital therapy targeting reasoning in paranoia, versus treatment as usual in the treatment of people who fear harm from others: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Read more…

Garety, P. A., Ward, T., Freeman, D., Fowler, D., Emsley, R., Dunn, G., … Hardy, A. (2017). SlowMo, a digital therapy targeting reasoning in paranoia, versus treatment as usual in the treatment of people who fear harm from others: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials, 18, 510.

Fast and slow thinking in distressing delusions: A review of the literature and implications for targeted therapy. Read more…

Ward, T., & Garety, P. A. (2017). Fast and slow thinking in distressing delusions: A review of the literature and implications for targeted therapy. Schizophrenia Research.

Effects of SlowMo, a Blended Digital Therapy Targeting Reasoning, on Paranoia Among People With Psychosis: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Read more.

Garety, P., Ward, T., Emsley, R., Greenwood, K., Freeman, D., Fowler, D., … Hardy, A. (2021). Effects of SlowMo, a Blended Digital Therapy Targeting Reasoning, on Paranoia Among People With Psychosis: A Randomized Clinical TrialJAMA Psychiatry. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.0326

How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo. Read more. 

Hardy, A., Wojdecka, A., West, J., Matthews, E., Golby, C., Ward, T., … Garety, P. (2018). How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo. JMIR Ment Health, 5(4):e11222

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