What is edupression.com®?

edupression.com® is an online platform for unipolar depressive patients and their depression specialists (doctors, psychologists, therapists) with two CE marked medical devices: the edupression.com® psychoeducation and the edupression.com® mood diagram.

Edupression.com® psychoeducation is an effective, evidence-based, online therapy program and therapy support. It contains many elements of cognitive behavior therapy and offers comprehensive information on depression.

The edupression.com® mood diagram was developed on a scientific basis and helps in the detection of disease relationships, the documentation and detection of early symptoms, as well as in achieving an optimal treatment result.

The use of edupression.com® psychoeducation or the edupression.com® mood diagram does not replace a doctor or therapist.

How does edupression.com® work?

The medical products from edupression.com® were developed on a scientific basis and with a multidisciplinary team of doctors and psychologists. They are based on the latest medical knowledge and contain many elements of cognitive behavior therapy. A total of 20 units with different subject areas are available to the patients. These units contain videos, information elements, quizzes and exercises. Many interactive elements and speakers (Voice over) facilitate the handling of the modules.

These therapy units are embedded in an LMS (learning management system), which enables playful access to a not always easy subject.
The platform of edupression.com® offers that patients use the offer together with their depression specialists. Therefore, numerous interaction options are provided. In addition to individual support, groups can be set up by the depression specialist and guided through the modules.

edupression.com® supports evidence-based therapy for patients suffering from unipolar depression. For this purpose, extensive reports are made available to the patients and depression specialists. In this way, edupression.com® creates extensive transparency for patients and their depression specialists across all phases of therapy.

Patients are also offered to address questions about depression issues to a team of doctors and psychologists in the supervised forums of edupression.com®.

How can I test edupression.com®?

Choose our „Free Package“ and begin your trial with our PHQ9 depression questionnaire. As well as the depression test and guidelines for using it, you will also receive the introductory module, the mood chart module, access to the edupression.com® Mood Chart and our newsletter for free. You are also welcome to download the edupression.com® app.

How do I get to edupression.com®?

There are different ways to get to edupression.com®. You can obtain edupression.com® directly from the homepage www.edupression.com® , you can be invited by your depression specialist or your insurance company provides you with access. You see there are many ways to get the benefits of edupression.com®.

If you purchased edupression.com® yourself: There are numerous insurance companies, public and private, that provide reimbursement for this medical device.

To register, you need an e-mail address and a personal password. Registration is anonymous and offers you completely flexible use.

What does edupression.com® cost?

Depending on the chosen product, you can purchase a one-off six-month or one-off twelve-month access or choose a subscription variant for edupression.com®. All products ends automatically. Please visit our home page at www.edupression.com® for products that are currently available and prices.

What payment options are there?

We offer credit card payment, payment via PayPal and Amazon Payment. We are constantly expanding our payment options. Please also visit our homepage.

Is there a right of return?

No, there is no right of return after purchasing edupression.com®

What are the technical requirements for using edupression.com®?

You can use edupression.com® with all internet-enabled devices (desktop, tablet, smartphone). You can also download our app for mobile devices (tablet and smartphone) here:

Please also note the minimum age of 18 to use edupression.com.

Can I involve my depression specialist (doctor, psychologist, therapist) on edupression.com®?

Absolutely. This is a core function of edupression.com®. You can invite your therapist directly via email to your personal cockpit. He then receives an email with a link from edupression.com®. Your depression specialist can use this to register with us and is directly connected to you. This allows a lot of important information about the therapy to be shared and together to determine the further course of action.

You can get further information on the functions of edupression.com® in the introductory onboarding process.

My doctor / psychotherapist has prescribed edupression.com®, how does the payment of the costs work?

In principle, the medical products from edupression.com® are reimbursable. Some social security funds and health insurers are already paying for edupression.com®. The majority of private health insurances also cover these costs. Please inform yourself in advance about the cost of your insurance or health insurance.

If edupression.com® is a self-paying service for you, you can still try to get the costs reimbursed. Since there is no obligation to bear the costs in this case, a takeover is only possible on a goodwill basis.

Patient Reimbursement Form
Doctor Reimbursement Form

How often should edupression.com® psychoeducation and the mood chart be used?

You should fill out the edupression.com® mood chart daily to achieve the desired effects. You should do psychoeducation from edupression.com® at least two to three times a week. The exercises shown there as needed. In many cases, a certain period of implementation is a prerequisite for their effectiveness. Please take enough time for the exercises and also download the summaries of the individual chapters.

If you are unable to understand the content conveyed, please skip it and discuss how to proceed with your depression specialist. You are also welcome to repeat certain content several times. All modules are available as often as you wish during an up-to-date membership. Make use of it!

Is my personal information safe?

edupression.com® attaches great importance to data protection. All data is only saved anonymously. In addition, the relevant laws on the protection of personal data set clear guidelines. The data is stored in a secure and certified data center in Germany. No data is stored on the end device.

Are the products from edupression.com® the right solution for me?

The edupression.com® psychoeducation and the edupression.com® mood diagram were developed for patients with unipolar depression. The evidence-based foundations processed here are strongly recommended by national and international guidelines (e.g. S3 guidelines or NICE guidelines) for the majority of all patients (exception: patients with severe depression and / or who were admitted to hospital).
The positive effects have been extensively described in the medical-scientific literature.

What are the risks or side effects?

We are currently not aware of any side effects. If you are overwhelmed by the wealth of information provided by edupression.com® and are disappointed, please interrupt the program and discuss how to proceed with your depression specialist.

Please be aware that edupression.com® does not replace a doctor, psychologist or therapist, but should generally be used as a complement.

Can edupression.com® be combined with medication?

Yes. Please inform your practitioner that you are using edupression.com® – you should also send your practitioner the portfolio with the edupression.com® reports (Mood Chart, PHQ9, LMS, 2-back, among others).

Can I pass on the access data to third parties?

No. Apart from the contractual provisions - all tests, reports, LMS and mood chart entries and reports are tailored to you personally. Passing on results in incorrect, unusable results.

How can I contact edupression.com®?

You can reach us at office@edupression.com . We will be happy to call you back if necessary.

Is there a personal contact person I can contact?

edupression.com® is a manufacturer and supplier of medical devices. We provide you with a platform with medical devices on which you and your depression specialist will find optimal conditions to work together on your illness. You can also contact us at office@edupression.com® if you have any questions .

Can edupression.com® replace therapy with a therapist or drug therapy?

No, that is not the goal of edupression.com®. We want to be the platform for patients and depression specialists (doctors, psychologists, psychotherapists), on which both should find optimal conditions and products to combat depression. Exceptions to this can be the bridging of waiting times for a therapy place or - based on international guidelines (e.g. NICE guidelines) - the implementation of computer-assisted therapy for depression complaints with a PHQ9 value less than or equal to 9.

Is it possible to arrange therapy sessions on your website or to find a suitable therapist?

First and foremost, we want to provide patients and their depression specialists a shared platform and effective medical products for fighting depression. For those patients who haven’t been working with a depression specialist up to now, we offer an overview of depression specialists – doctors, psychologists and therapists. Patients are welcome to make contact with them. This is an additional service provided by edupression.com® that is currently in the process of being set up. We would not be a contractual party and would also not receive any payment for this, as a result.

Can I network or exchange ideas with other users?

Yes, we offer four "supervised forums". In these you can exchange information on various questions about depression (positive activities, Q&A about our modules, news about depression, questions for the edupression.com® community) with other users. The forums are moderated by doctors and psychologists from our team.

What does Evidence-Based Depression Treatment Mean?

edupression.com® stands for evidence-based depression treatment, which means that we rely exclusively on scientifically and medically based knowledge and try to convey this to our patients in the context of our medical devices.

Why and which reports does edupression.com® offer for patients?

We are also dedicated to the goal of bringing more transparency to depression as an illness. With this in mind, we offer patients different reports which are collected in a patient portfolio. This includes the Mood Chart report, the PHQ9 depression questionnaire and the 2-back test, to name only a few. As a patient, you can share these reports with your depression specialist, family, friends and colleagues through various channels (e-mail, social media...).
These reports and tests can also be an important basis for therapy decisions. Please also discuss these reports with your depression specialist.

Is it possible to switch / upgrade to another package, if I have already chosen another?

There is currently no provision for upgrading from one package to another. Please take advantage of our free introductory package. This way, you will have the chance to gain a good impression of the edupression.com® platform and out medical products. Essentially, you can choose between the 6-month product and the 12-month product. Both products end automatically at the end of the contract period. We would recommend the 12-month product because then you will have the opportunity to have access to the content and products on edupression.com® for a longer period of time. This will support you in achieving an optimal, successful treatment outcome (including important maintenance therapy).

Who can I contact in an emergency?

In emergencies, please contact your depression specialist or a hospital with a psychiatric emergency department.
You can also contact the telephone counseling service around the clock. You will receive competent, confidential and anonymous help here.
Telephone counseling Germany: 0800 111 0 111 or 0800 111 0 222
Telephone counseling Austria: 142
Telephone counseling in Switzerland: 143

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