Using a smartphone app to reduce cognitive vulnerability and mild depressive symptoms: Study protocol of an exploratory randomized controlled trial

@article{Giosan2016UsingAS,
  title={Using a smartphone app to reduce cognitive vulnerability and mild depressive symptoms: Study protocol of an exploratory randomized controlled trial},
  author={Cezar Giosan and Oana Cobeanu and Cristina Mogoașe and Aurora Szent{\'a}gotai Tătar and Vlad Mureșan and Rares F. Boian},
  journal={Trials},
  year={2016},
  volume={17}
}
BackgroundDepression is a major challenge worldwide, with significant increasing personal, economic, and societal costs. Although empirically supported treatments have been developed, they are not always available for patients in routine clinical care. Therefore, we need effective and widely accessible strategies to prevent the onset of the very first depressive symptoms. Mental health apps could prove a valuable solution for this desideratum. Although preliminary research has indicated that… 
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