mHealth

T2 How2: Breathe2Relax

In a previous article, I discussed how to use our T2 Mood Tracker app in a clinical setting. This week, I want to focus on another of our popular apps, Breathe2Relax.

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Usability Testing Primer: What it is and Why We Need It

Not only do mHealth resources need to be engaging, factually accurate, and useful, they need to be usable. What is the difference between useful and usable you ask? Please allow me to step onto my soapbox.

National Mental Health Month…Mobile App Challenge

Did you know that May is National Mental Health Month? During this month, organizations across our nation are making efforts to follow the president’s proclamation to improve the mental health of our citizens, both in and out of uniform. Taking a personal part in this effort is easier than you may think. All you have to do is answer a challenge.

Mobile App Self-“Assessment”

In the dream physician office, a kiosk is set up in the waiting room where patients complete a whole series of pre-visit assessments. I’m envisioning something like a validated diagnostic questionnaire pre-loaded into a tablet computer attached to a small stand outside the office door. What’s really happening, though, is that patients are finding free and cheaply-developed assessment apps and trying to self-diagnose.

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