Supportive intervention using a mobile phone in behavior modification

David H. Hareva, Hiroki Okada, Tomoki Kitawaki, Hisao Oka

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Abstract

The authors previously developed a mobile ecological momentary assessment (EMA) system as a real-time data collection device using a mobile phone. In this study, a real-time advice function and real-time reporting function were added to the previous system as a supportive intervention. The improved system was found to work effectively and was applied to several clinical cases, including patients with depressive disorder, dizziness, smoking habit, and bronchial asthma. The average patient compliance rate was high (89%) without the real-time advice and higher (93%) with the advice. The trends in clinical data for patients using a mobile EMA with/without the new function were analyzed for up to several months. In the case of dizziness, an improving trend in its clinical data was observed after applying the real-time advice, and in the case of depressive disorder, a stabilizing trend was observed. The mobile EMA system with the real-time advice function could be useful as a supportive intervention in behavior modification and for motivating patients in self-management of their disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)113-120
Number of pages8
JournalActa Medica Okayama
Volume63
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

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Cell Phones
Behavior Therapy
Mobile phones
Dizziness
Depressive Disorder
Computer Systems
Patient Compliance
Self Care
Habits
Asthma
Smoking
Equipment and Supplies
Ecological Momentary Assessment

Keywords

  • Ecological momentary assessment
  • Intervention
  • Mobile phone
  • Real-time advice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Hareva, D. H., Okada, H., Kitawaki, T., & Oka, H. (2009). Supportive intervention using a mobile phone in behavior modification. Acta Medica Okayama, 63(2), 113-120.

Supportive intervention using a mobile phone in behavior modification. / Hareva, David H.; Okada, Hiroki; Kitawaki, Tomoki; Oka, Hisao.

In: Acta Medica Okayama, Vol. 63, No. 2, 05.2009, p. 113-120.

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Hareva, DH, Okada, H, Kitawaki, T & Oka, H 2009, 'Supportive intervention using a mobile phone in behavior modification', Acta Medica Okayama, vol. 63, no. 2, pp. 113-120.
Hareva, David H. ; Okada, Hiroki ; Kitawaki, Tomoki ; Oka, Hisao. / Supportive intervention using a mobile phone in behavior modification. In: Acta Medica Okayama. 2009 ; Vol. 63, No. 2. pp. 113-120.
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