Published on in Vol 8, No 5 (2020): May

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/17798, first published .
Android and iPhone Mobile Apps for Psychosocial Wellness and Stress Management: Systematic Search in App Stores and Literature Review

Android and iPhone Mobile Apps for Psychosocial Wellness and Stress Management: Systematic Search in App Stores and Literature Review

Android and iPhone Mobile Apps for Psychosocial Wellness and Stress Management: Systematic Search in App Stores and Literature Review

Journals

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  38. Feneberg A, Nater U. An ecological momentary music intervention for the reduction of acute stress in daily life: A mixed methods feasibility study. Frontiers in Psychology 2022;13 View
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  40. Pacheco C, Scheeringa M. Clinical wisdom in the age of computer apps: a systematic review of four functions that may complement clinical treatment. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist 2022;15 View
  41. Economides M, Bolton H, Male R, Cavanagh K. Feasibility and Preliminary Efficacy of Web-Based and Mobile Interventions for Common Mental Health Problems in Working Adults: Multi-Arm Randomized Pilot Trial. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(3):e34032 View
  42. Lee J, Choi H. Effects of Using Mobile Apps for Mental Health Care in Korea: A Systematic Review. Journal of Korean Academy of psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing 2022;31(1):88 View
  43. Bear H, Ayala Nunes L, DeJesus J, Liverpool S, Moltrecht B, Neelakantan L, Harriss E, Watkins E, Fazel M. Determination of Markers of Successful Implementation of Mental Health Apps for Young People: Systematic Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2022;24(11):e40347 View
  44. Wu Y, Chen M, Ye J, Hong J, Ye J, Wu Y. The Relationship of Breathing and COVID-19 Anxiety When Using Smart Watches for Guided Respiration Practice: A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Psychology 2022;13 View
  45. Ghosh K, Nanda S, Hurt R, Schroeder D, West C, Fischer K, Bauer B, Fokken S, Ganesh R, Hanson J, Lindeen S, Pruthi S, Croghan I. Mindfulness Using a Wearable Brain Sensing Device for Health Care Professionals During a Pandemic: A Pilot Program. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health 2023;14:215013192311623 View
  46. Allan D. A mobile messaging-based conversational agent-led stress mindset intervention for New Zealand small-to-medium-sized enterprise owner-managers: effectiveness and acceptability study. Behaviour & Information Technology 2023:1 View
  47. Deady M, Collins D, Lavender I, Mackinnon A, Glozier N, Bryant R, Christensen H, Harvey S. Selective Prevention of Depression in Workers Using a Smartphone App: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e45963 View
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  49. Moulaei K, Bahaadinbeigy K, Mashoof E, Dinari F. Design and development of a mobile-based self-care application for patients with depression and anxiety disorders. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2023;23(1) View
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  61. Alhuwail D, Alhouti A, Alsarhan L. Assessing the Quality, Privacy, and Security of Breast Cancer Apps for Arabic Speakers: Systematic Search and Review of Smartphone Apps. JMIR Cancer 2024;10:e48428 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Gamboa P, Quaresma C, Varandas R, Gamboa H. Technological Innovation for Applied AI Systems. View
  2. Gál É. Smartphone Apps for Health and Wellness. View
  3. Siddiqui S, Khan A. Predictive Analytics of Psychological Disorders in Healthcare. View
  4. Wagener N, Duong T, Schöning J, Rogers Y, Niess J. Human-Computer Interaction – INTERACT 2021. View
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