The dominant model of delivering psychological interventions is face-to-face (F2F) in oneto-
one psychotherapy. Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BITs) may have the capacity to expand
delivery models and/or increase the outcomes of therapy. This article is a systematic review of the
available literature on BITs for children and adolescents with DSM-5 mental health diagnoses. All
articles on EBSCOhost published between 1st January 2000 and 31st December 2014 referencing terms
related to youth, BITs, and therapy were collected for analysis (n=7179). After inclusion/exclusion
criteria were applied, 53 articles were included in the review, discussing BIT interventions for
Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder, and
Oppositional Defiant Disorder. The review found general support for BITs as interventions for child and adolescent
disorders. Limitations of the current research and suggestions for future directions are discussed.
Keywords: Adolescents, behavioral intervention technologies, children, interventions, psychotherapy, systematic review.
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