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Smartphone-based, momentary intervention for alcohol cravings amongst individuals with an alcohol use disorder

Patrick L. Dulin, Vivian M. Gonzalez
2017 Psychology of Addictive Behaviors  
Smartphone-based alcohol interventions represent an innovative strategy for providing in-themoment intervention to individuals with an alcohol use disorder.  ...  The LBMI-A was utilized by 28 adults (18 to 45 years old) who met criteria for an alcohol use disorder and were interested in changing their drinking.  ...  Acknowledgments This project was supported from a grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, # RC2 AA019422-02.  ... 
doi:10.1037/adb0000292 pmid:28703611 pmcid:PMC5548428 fatcat:jw62awshfncblbd2rkcn6r3oza

Ecological momentary interventions for mental health: A scoping review

Andreas Balaskas, Stephen M. Schueller, Anna L. Cox, Gavin Doherty, Bronwyn Myers
2021 PLoS ONE  
Twenty two studies employed sensors for the collection of data in order to provide just-in-time support or predict psychological states.  ...  The original visions of the potential of these "ecological momentary interventions" were presented over a decade ago, and the widespread adoption of smartphones in the intervening years has led to a variety  ...  Additionally, when they selected a negative emotion, they were asked about their intentions to drink alcohol and their current context in order to receive specific coping strategies [67] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0248152 pmid:33705457 fatcat:7kithaetfjevlb6flfo5pwhhma

Using smartphones to decrease substance use via self-monitoring and recovery support: study protocol for a randomized control trial

Christy K Scott, Michael L. Dennis, David H. Gustafson
2017 Trials  
Those in the EMI and EMA + EMI conditions have continual access to a suite of support services.  ...  People in the experimental conditions receive smartphones with the apps (EMA and/or EMI) specific to their condition.  ...  We thank the study participants for their time and support and Roberta Johnson for her excellent input and editing on this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13063-017-2096-z pmid:28797307 pmcid:PMC5553728 fatcat:7rv3unrp2vg4vjbpgmzv66532e

Smartphone Applications for Mental Health—A Rapid Review

Julie Hind, Shannon L. Sibbald
2015 Western Undergraduate Research Journal Health and Natural Sciences  
Methods: A rapid review was conducted which yielded eleven primary research studies evaluating nine unique smartphone applications.  ...  Objectives: The purpose of this article is to determine what evidence exists about the effectiveness of monitoring and managing mental health via smartphone application.  ...  However, these outcomes cannot be credited solely to the use of the smartphone app as the intervention group also received treatment via group meetings, a web portal and personal monitoring devices.  ... 
doi:10.5206/wurjhns.2014-15.16 fatcat:p2v2zcowpna65ctcah5eizvrxm

A Smartphone Application to Support Recovery From Alcoholism

David H. Gustafson, Fiona M. McTavish, Ming-Yuan Chih, Amy K. Atwood, Roberta A. Johnson, Michael G. Boyle, Michael S. Levy, Hilary Driscoll, Steven M. Chisholm, Lisa Dillenburg, Andrew Isham, Dhavan Shah
2014 JAMA psychiatry  
A smartphone-based application could provide effective continuing care.  ...  OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients leaving residential treatment for alcohol use disorders with a smartphone application to support recovery have fewer risky drinking days than control patients.  ...  Patients in the A-CHESS group received a smartphone with the A-CHESS application, mobile phone service, and a data plan.  ... 
doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2013.4642 pmid:24671165 pmcid:PMC4016167 fatcat:ymrmeg7s4rerpis5zswpehxvlu

How Patients Recovering From Alcoholism Use a Smartphone Intervention

Fiona M. McTavish, Ming-Yuan Chih, Dhavan Shah, David H. Gustafson
2012 Journal of dual diagnosis  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research is being supported by a grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Grant number: R01 AA017192).  ...  ); (2) provide opportunities to give and receive social support to persevere (relatedness); and (3) develop and maintain autonomous motivation to prevent relapse (autonomy).  ...  Participants had to be at least 18 years of age, willing to be randomized (the control group received standard care; the experimental group received standard care plus a smartphone with A-CHESS access  ... 
doi:10.1080/15504263.2012.723312 pmid:23316127 pmcid:PMC3541672 fatcat:6gxogpxngffj5iykcitkv43wka

The smart therapist: A look to the future of smartphones and mHealth technologies in psychotherapy

Bonnie A. Clough, Leanne M. Casey
2015 Professional Psychology: Research and Practice  
Research indicates that consumers want to engage in mHealth interventions, although only a limited number of empirically supported options currently exist.  ...  The purpose of the present paper was to define mHealth within clinical psychology, provide a review and discussion of the functionality of mHealth devices, current trends within the field of psychological  ...  and a received a midweek video call from a practitioner.  ... 
doi:10.1037/pro0000011 fatcat:st3babludrfs5mqfvkkgfnwpki

Reducing Risky Alcohol Use via Smartphone App Skills Training Among Adult Internet Help-Seekers: A Randomized Pilot Trial

Anne H Berman, Olof Molander, Miran Tahir, Philip Törnblom, Mikael Gajecki, Kristina Sinadinovic, Claes Andersson
2020 Frontiers in Psychiatry  
Effect sizes for the within-group changes in the primary outcome over time were significant [F(1, 55)=43.98; p < 0.001], with a Cohen's d of 1.37 for the intervention group and 0.92 for the control group  ...  Analysis of baseline and 6-week follow-up outcomes showed significant within-group effects on alcohol consumption but no significant between-group differences.  ...  may facilitate change in comparison to participants without comorbidity who did not receive such support.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00434 pmid:32536880 pmcid:PMC7267061 fatcat:mzqtputhrna4hkonkzlcblw6fi

A contextual model of self-regulation change mechanisms among individuals with addictive disorders

Corey R. Roos, Katie Witkiewitz
2017 Clinical Psychology Review  
Research has demonstrated that self-regulation skills, such as coping and emotion regulation skills, play a key role in predicting the development and maintenance of and recovery from addictive problems  ...  ., coping and emotion regulation).  ...  Morgenstern and Longabaugh's (2000) seminal review found very limited support for improvement in coping as a unique MOBC in CBT for alcohol use disorder.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2017.08.008 pmid:28866435 pmcid:PMC6152904 fatcat:q6p62re3fbcr7ij66f76rufzwe

Negative Effects of Internet Interventions: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Patients' Experiences with Treatments Delivered Online

Alexander Rozental, Johanna Boettcher, Gerhard Andersson, Brad Schmidt, Per Carlbring
2015 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy  
Additionally, the participants in the guided group received minimum therapist support (15 min/week) through the smartphone application from psychology students undergoing their clinical training.  ...  Results: Regardless of diagnosis, as a whole the treated groups showed significant decreases in anxiety, with a moderate within-group effect size.  ...  6) mediators of change in treatment 7) if subgroups of patients vary in change processes (i.e. moderated mediation) Study 1 is a pilot study (n=40) and study 2 will be an RCT (n=180) with three conditions  ... 
doi:10.1080/16506073.2015.1008033 pmid:25705924 fatcat:rziqwkzc3jez7egn5i7lqg7gvy

Therapists' Experiences of Conducting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Online vis-à-vis Face-to-Face

Jonas Bengtsson, Steven Nordin, Per Carlbring
2015 Cognitive Behaviour Therapy  
Additionally, the participants in the guided group received minimum therapist support (15 min/week) through the smartphone application from psychology students undergoing their clinical training.  ...  Results: Regardless of diagnosis, as a whole the treated groups showed significant decreases in anxiety, with a moderate within-group effect size.  ...  6) mediators of change in treatment 7) if subgroups of patients vary in change processes (i.e. moderated mediation) Study 1 is a pilot study (n=40) and study 2 will be an RCT (n=180) with three conditions  ... 
doi:10.1080/16506073.2015.1053408 pmid:26090947 fatcat:e5f7daae4jcofk67wvmf5uepqi

App-technology to improve lifestyle behaviors among working adults - the Health Integrator study, a randomized controlled trial

Stephanie E. Bonn, Marie Löf, Claes-Göran Östenson, Ylva Trolle Lagerros
2019 BMC Public Health  
Participants are randomized to either a control group or to one of two intervention groups receiving a 3month lifestyle behavior change program including either 1) use of Health Integrator and monthly  ...  Based on the results from this trial, Health Integrator can easily be implemented within a broad public.  ...  Furthermore, we would like to thank Ellen Franzén, Olov Ståhl and Per Hansson for their thorough work in developing the Health Integrator system, Petra Sommarlund for excellent EIT coordination and Fredrik  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12889-019-6595-6 fatcat:xji77zdfljadtoqiylogckmniu

Ambulatory Assessment

Timothy J. Trull, Ulrich Ebner-Priemer
2013 Annual Review of Clinical Psychology  
Here, we report on the major characteristics of AA, and we provide examples of applications of AA in clinical psychology (a) to investigate mechanisms and dynamics of symptoms, (b) to predict the future  ...  In addition, we present and discuss the most pressing and compelling future AA applications: technological developments (the smartphone), improved ecological validity of laboratory results by combined  ...  Geschwind et al. (2011a) provided impressive support that early improvement in positive rather than negative emotions best predicted success in pharmacotherapy.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-clinpsy-050212-185510 pmid:23157450 pmcid:PMC4249763 fatcat:qkm44z5dhfer5ibcnc2aphproa

Interreality for the management and training of psychological stress: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Federica Pallavicini, Andrea Gaggioli, Simona Raspelli, Pietro Cipresso, Silvia Serino, Cinzia Vigna, Alessandra Grassi, Luca Morganti, Margherita Baruffi, Brenda Wiederhold, Giuseppe Riva
2013 Trials  
Participants included in the experimental group will receive a treatment based on cognitive behavioral techniques combined with virtual reality, biofeedback and mobile phone, while the control group will  ...  (virtual reality, advanced sensors and smartphones) is a feasible way to address actual limitations of existing protocols for psychological stress.  ...  Acknowledgments The present work was supported by the European-funded project "Interstress" -Interreality in the management and treatment of stress-related disorders (FP7-247685).  ... 
doi:10.1186/1745-6215-14-191 pmid:23806013 pmcid:PMC3699393 fatcat:2ozw36cugzhlbgt7bwynnkbhqy

Development and Evaluation of a Digital Health Intervention for Substance Use Reduction in Young Refugees With Problematic Use of Alcohol and/or Cannabis—Study Protocol for a Single-Armed Feasibility Trial

Laura Charlotte Fischer, Vera Kölligan, Nuri Wieland, Michael Klein
2021 Frontiers in Public Health  
It is based on methods from cognitive behavioral therapy, contains culturally adapted elements, provides practical information on how to deal safely with alcohol and cannabis, and motivates behavior change  ...  The intervention will be implemented in a smartphone app, translated into Arabic, English, Farsi, German, and Pashto, and is to be used stand-alone.  ...  Group 1 will receive a e15 gift card as a reward for their participation after completing measurement t 1 , t 2, and t 3 .  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.557431 pmid:33869122 pmcid:PMC8044446 fatcat:x35ugtipffetvke2pc23ql3qyu
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