Published on in Vol 11 (2023)

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An Overview of Chatbot-Based Mobile Mental Health Apps: Insights From App Description and User Reviews

An Overview of Chatbot-Based Mobile Mental Health Apps: Insights From App Description and User Reviews

An Overview of Chatbot-Based Mobile Mental Health Apps: Insights From App Description and User Reviews

Authors of this article:

M D Romael Haque1 Author Orcid Image ;   Sabirat Rubya1 Author Orcid Image


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