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Adaptive mHealth Interventions for Improving Youth Responsiveness and Clinical Outcomes


Abstract Mobile health (mHealth) applications (apps) hold tremendous potential for addressing chronic health conditions. Smartphones are now the most popular form of computing, and the ubiquitous “always with us, always on” nature of mobile technology makes them amenable to interventions aimed and managing chronic disease. Several challenges exist, however, such as the difficulty in determining mHealth effects due to the rapidly changing nature of the technology and the challenges presented to existing methods of evaluation, and the ability to ensure end users consistently use the technology in order to achieve the desired effects. The latter challenge is in adherence, defined as the extent to which a patient conducts the activities defined in a cli... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Singal, Vishakha (Author) / Gary, Kevin (Advisor) / Pina, Armando (Committee member) / Lindquist, Timothy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 155 pages
Language English
Copyright
Note Masters Thesis Software Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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