Shapiro, Jennifer R

Use of text messaging for monitoring sugar-sweetened beverages, physical activity, and screen time in children: a pilot study.

Publication Date: 
Nov 05, 2008

OBJECTIVE: To examine acceptability, attrition, adherence, and preliminary efficacy of mobile phone short message service (SMS; text messaging) for monitoring healthful behaviors in children.

Mobile therapy: Use of text-messaging in the treatment of bulimia nervosa.

Publication Date: 
Sep 23, 2010

OBJECTIVE: To examine a text-messaging program for self-monitoring symptoms of bulimia nervosa (BN) within the context of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).

Text4Diet: a randomized controlled study using text messaging for weight loss behaviors.

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Publication Date: 
Nov 05, 2012

OBJECTIVE: Text-messaging shows promise as a health intervention. This randomized controlled trial evaluated a daily text-messaging weight loss intervention.