Patton, George C

Investigating the utility of mobile phones for collecting data about adolescent alcohol use and related mood, stress and coping behaviours: lessons and recommendations.

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Mar 26, 2009

INTRODUCTION AND AIMS: The trajectory from alcohol use to alcohol use disorders in adolescence is yet to be understood. Momentary sampling may assist in capturing 'real-time' data on young people's alcohol use and associated motivational factors.

Text message communication in primary care research: a randomized controlled trial.

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Jul 17, 2009

BACKGROUND: Text message communication is increasingly used in clinical practice but rarely in research. Particularly in young people, this method of participation in primary care research appears both feasible and acceptable.

A mobile phone application for the assessment and management of youth mental health problems in primary care: a randomised controlled trial.

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Dec 29, 2011

BACKGROUND: Over 75% of mental health problems begin in adolescence and primary care has been identified as the target setting for mental health intervention by the World Health Organisation.

Using a mobile phone application in youth mental health - an evaluation study.

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Sep 10, 2012

BACKGROUND: This study evaluates a mobile phone self monitoring tool designed to assist paediatricians in assessing and managing youth mental health.