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Can a Smartphone App Be Used To Effectively Treat Mental Health Conditions?


Can a Smartphone App Be Used To Effectively Treat Mental Health ConditionsHealth-related smartphone apps continue to grow in popularity, prompting the Journal of Medical Internet Research’s mHealth and uHealth to conduct a small study to gauge the effectiveness of mobile mental health apps.

The study was conducted via survey with 100 psychiatric outpatients from Boston based Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The study found that 97% of patients owned a cell phone, and 72% owned smartphones.

67% of all participating patients said they were receptive to using mobile mental health apps.

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