Interpersonal Relations

Mobile Phone Use, Emotion Regulation, and Well-Being.

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Jul 14, 2015

This study examined the use of mobile phones to regulate negative emotions, considering both the role of different aspects of phone use and individual differences in emotion regulation strategies.

TelEMA: a low-cost and user-friendly telephone assessment platform.

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Dec 03, 2013

Ecological momentary assessment (EMA), or the repeated assessment of individuals' behaviors and experiences over time, is a methodologically advantageous approach to the study of psychological constructs.

Social media use by orthodontic patients.

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Jan 08, 2014

UNLABELLED: Internet-based social media sites have recently surged in popularity and are often used to share thoughts and seek support about health issues.

Persistence of social signatures in human communication.

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Jan 22, 2014

The social network maintained by a focal individual, or ego, is intrinsically dynamic and typically exhibits some turnover in membership over time as personal circumstances change.

Change in BMI accurately predicted by social exposure to acquaintances.

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Nov 26, 2013

Research has mostly focused on obesity and not on processes of BMI change more generally, although these may be key factors that lead to obesity. Studies have suggested that obesity is affected by social ties.

Huggable communication medium decreases cortisol levels.

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Oct 23, 2013

Interpersonal touch is a fundamental component of social interactions because it can mitigate physical and psychological distress.

Influence of mHealth interventions on gender relations in developing countries: a systematic literature review.

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Jan 16, 2014

INTRODUCTION: Research has shown that mHealth initiatives, or health programs enhanced by mobile phone technologies, can foster women's empowerment. Yet, there is growing concern that mobile-based programs geared towards women may exacerbate gender inequalities.

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