Stress, Psychological

Web-Based and Mobile Stress Management Intervention for Employees: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Publication Date: 
Jan 28, 2016

BACKGROUND: Work-related stress is highly prevalent among employees and is associated with adverse mental health consequences. Web-based interventions offer the opportunity to deliver effective solutions on a large scale; however, the evidence is limited and the results conflicting.

Telephone-adapted mindfulness-based stress reduction (tMBSR) for patients awaiting kidney transplantation: Trial design, rationale and feasibility.

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May 30, 2015

BACKGROUND: Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) has demonstrated benefits for stress-related symptoms; however, for patients with burdensome treatment regimens, multiple co-morbidities and mobility impairment, time and travel requirements pose barriers to MBSR training.

Attitudes and perceptions of patients on the kidney transplant waiting list toward mobile health-delivered physical activity programs.

Publication Date: 
Mar 12, 2015

CONTEXT: Dialysis patients' lifestyles are associated with low levels of physical activity, increasing the chances of being removed from kidney waiting lists or dying while awaiting transplant because of increased cardiovascular risk factors and deteriorating health conditions.

Design and protocol of a randomized multiple behavior change trial: Make Better Choices 2 (MBC2).

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Mar 27, 2015

BACKGROUND: Suboptimal diet and inactive lifestyle are among the most prevalent preventable causes of premature death. Interventions that target multiple behaviors are potentially efficient; however the optimal way to initiate and maintain multiple health behavior changes is unknown.

Mobile app self-care versus in-office care for stress reduction: a cost minimization analysis.

Publication Date: 
Dec 10, 2014

We calculated the cost of providing stress reduction care with a mobile phone app (Breathe2Relax) in comparison with normal in-person care, the standard method for managing stress in military and civilian populations. We conducted a cost-minimization analysis.

Ecological momentary assessment of environmental and personal factors and snack food intake in African American women.

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Dec 02, 2014

This study examined contributions of environmental and personal factors (specifically, food availability and expense, daily hassles, self-efficacy, positive and negative affect) to within-person and between-person variations in snack food intake in 100 African American women.

Improvements in illness self-management and psychological distress associated with telemonitoring support for adults with diabetes.

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Mar 11, 2015

OBJECTIVE: The objective of this observational open label trial was to characterize changes in diabetes self-management and psychological distress associated with a mobile health (mHealth) interactive voice response (IVR) self-management support program.

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