Lay-delivered behavioral activation in senior centers

Project Type(s):

Principal Investigator(s):
Department Co-Investigator(s):
This collaborative study with Cornell Medical College and the University of Florida tests the effectiveness of “Do More, Feel Better” (DMFB), a lay health delivered behavioral intervention, in comparison to professionally-delivered Behavioral Activation. The specific aims are to test the effectiveness of “Do More, Feel Better” for depressed older adults on increasing overall activity level and reducing depression symptoms.

Project Period:
December 15, 2020 November 30, 2025

Funding Type(s):
Federal

Funder(s):
NIMH

Geographic Area(s):
Florida, New York, Seattle/Puget Sound

Practice Type(s):
Community-Based Organizations

Patient Population(s):
Older Adults

Targeted Condition(s):
Depression