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Mobile Phone Sensor Correlates of Depressive Symptom Severity in Daily-Life Behavior: An Exploratory Study
Background Depression is a common, burdensome, often recurring mental health disorder that frequently goes undetected and untreated. Mobile phones are ubiquitous and have an increasingly largeExpand
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Harnessing Context Sensing to Develop a Mobile Intervention for Depression
Background Mobile phone sensors can be used to develop context-aware systems that automatically detect when patients require assistance. Mobile phones can also provide ecological momentaryExpand
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MS quality of life, depression, and fatigue improve after mindfulness training
Objective: Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is often much reduced among individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), and incidences of depression, fatigue, and anxiety are high. We examinedExpand
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The psychosocial impact of multiple sclerosis: exploring the patient's perspective.
This study examined subjective patient experiences of the psychosocial consequences of multiple sclerosis (MS). Fifty patients were interviewed regarding the effects MS had on their lives andExpand
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Feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a smartphone intervention for schizophrenia.
The FOCUS smartphone intervention was developed to provide automated real-time/real-place illness management support to individuals with schizophrenia. The system was specifically designed to beExpand
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Mobile health technology evaluation: the mHealth evidence workshop.
Creative use of new mobile and wearable health information and sensing technologies (mHealth) has the potential to reduce the cost of health care and improve well-being in numerous ways. TheseExpand
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Behavioral intervention technologies: evidence review and recommendations for future research in mental health.
OBJECTIVE A technical expert panel convened by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Institute of Mental Health was charged with reviewing the state of research onExpand
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Clinical Depression Versus Distress Among Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
OBJECTIVE—We sought to determine differences between structured interviews, symptom questionnaires, and distress measures for assessment of depression in patients with diabetes. RESEARCH DESIGN ANDExpand
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Effect of telephone-administered vs face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy on adherence to therapy and depression outcomes among primary care patients: a randomized trial.
CONTEXT Primary care is the most common site for the treatment of depression. Most depressed patients prefer psychotherapy over antidepressant medications, but access barriers are believed to preventExpand
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Telephone-administered psychotherapy for depression.
BACKGROUND Several studies have shown that telephone-administered cognitive-behavioral therapy (T-CBT) is superior to forms of no treatment controls. No study has examined if the skills-trainingExpand
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