Promoting behavior change from alcohol use through mobile technology: the future of ecological momentary assessment.

@article{Cohn2011PromotingBC,
  title={Promoting behavior change from alcohol use through mobile technology: the future of ecological momentary assessment.},
  author={Amy E. M. Cohn and Dorian Hunter-Reel and Brett T. Hagman and Jessica Mitchell},
  journal={Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research},
  year={2011},
  volume={35 12},
  pages={2209-15}
}
BACKGROUND Interactive and mobile technologies (i.e., smartphones such as Blackberries, iPhones, and palm-top computers) show promise as an efficacious and cost-effective means of communicating health-behavior risks, improving public health outcomes, and accelerating behavior change. The present study was conducted as a "needs assessment" to examine the current available mobile smartphone applications (e.g., apps) that utilize principles of ecological momentary assessment (EMA)-daily self… CONTINUE READING