Empowering Citizens for Well-being and Chronic Disease Management With Wellness Diary

@article{Mattila2010EmpoweringCF,
  title={Empowering Citizens for Well-being and Chronic Disease Management With Wellness Diary},
  author={Elina M. Mattila and Ilkka Korhonen and Jukka Salminen and Aino Ahtinen and Esa Koskinen and Antti S{\"a}rel{\"a} and Juha P{\"a}rkk{\"a} and Raimo Lappalainen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={456-463}
}
Chronic conditions closely related to lifestyles are the major cause of disability and death in the developed world. Behavior change is the key to managing well-being and preventing and managing chronic diseases. Wellness diary (WD) is a mobile application designed to support citizens in learning about their behavior, and both making and maintaining behavior changes. WD has been found acceptable, useful, and suitable for long-term use as a part of an intervention. When used independently… CONTINUE READING

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