mHealth Washington is an initiative funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and is a collaboration between The University of Washington and Washington Health Care Authority. 

The mHealth Washington team...

The objective of this study was to compare two illness management interventions for serious mental illness (SMI): a widely used clinic-based group intervention and a novel mHealth smartphone intervention. The study was st...

Auditory Verbal Hallucinations (AVH) occur across a range of recognized mental health conditions, and cause significant impairment and distress in some but not all cases. In this project we will study participants’ real-t...

People with serious mental illnesses and substance abuse problems (i.e., dual diagnosis) constitute a particularly challenging and costly clinical group. This study evaluated the feasibility and acceptability of a novel m...

Persecutory ideation (PI), or a continuum of thoughts related to harm from others, is elevated in a range of psychiatric conditions and in up to 20% of the general population. These thoughts can range from slightly elevat...

Our interdisciplinary research team at Dartmouth College, Zucker Hillside Hospital and Cornell are collaborating on the development of a mobile system that uses smartphone-embedded sensors (i.e. microphone, accelerometer,...

Auditory Verbal Hallucinations (AVH) occur in the context of a range of mental health conditions as well as in individuals who are otherwise considered healthy. AVH lead to significant distress, impairment, and need for c...

Palestinians in the West Bank are at heightened risk for mental health problems. Limited availability of clinicians and a host of geopolitical, topographical, and infrastructural challenges create significant regional bar...

Many factors influence the accessibility of health care facilities by perinatal adolescents. Adolescence has distinct developmental challenges, along with self-stigma (i.e., shame relating to getting pregnant at a young a...

The objective of this study is to evaluate FOCUS, a mobile health (mHealth) application among Veterans with serious mental illness (SMI). FOCUS provides automated real-time illness management support to individuals with S...

Traditional methods used to engage those who hear voices can often fall short due to barriers that impede patient's abilities to access care. Even for those who have access to care, many still want to take treatment into...

The FOCUS smartphone intervention provides automated real-time/real-place illness-management support to individuals with SMI. The system was specifically designed to be usable by people with psychotic disorders who may ha...

Individuals with SMI and co-occurring substance abuse and/or dependence (i.e. dual diagnosis) are at heightened risk for engaging in self–directed and other-directed violent behavior. The causes and predictors of violence...

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