Journal article

Engagement with a cognitive behavioural therapy mobile phone app predicts changes in mental health and wellbeing: MoodMission

David Bakker, Nikki Rickard



Objective: There is an abundance of evidence supporting the efficacy of computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), but few studies have evaluated mobile applications (apps) that provide CBT strategies. This study investigating the relationships between mental health outcomes and engagement with a mobile app that recommended short CBT strategies. Method: Participants downloaded the MoodMission app from the iOS and Android app stores, completed in-app baseline assessments, and final assessments 30 days later. Participants reported their mood to MoodMission when they were feeling low or anxious and received a list of short CBT strategies to choose from and engage in. Data from 617 assess..

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