Sanci, Lena

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.

Self-monitoring using mobile phones in the early stages of adolescent depression: randomized controlled trial.

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Jun 26, 2012

BACKGROUND: The stepped-care approach, where people with early symptoms of depression are stepped up from low-intensity interventions to higher-level interventions as needed, has the potential to assist many people with mild depressive symptoms.

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R U OK 2 TXT 4 RESEARCH?--feasibility of text message communication in primary care research.

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Mar 09, 2006

BACKGROUND: Young people have led the recent rise in prevalence of text message usage, which is increasingly used in clinical settings.

OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of text message communication as a research tool in clinical research.