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Note: this is a past research project that is now complete.
This study uses a diary run on mobile phones to track what young
people do from day-to-day. It is the first study worldwide to
combine the technology of mobile phones and a diary that gets
information as it occurs.
Information is captured about:
The diary is easy-to-use and youth friendly. It starts by itself
and allows young people to text in their own answers or select from
Young people in schools around Victoria and in Melbourne clinics
are involved in this study.
We have also received support from:
Dr Sophie Reid
Reid, S. C., Kauer, S. D., Hearps, S. J., Crooke, A. H., Khor, A. S., Sanci, L. A., & Patton, G. C. (2013). A mobile phone application for the assessment and management of youth mental health problems in primary care: health service outcomes from a randomised controlled trial of mobiletype. BMC family practice, 14(1), 84. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-14-84
Reid, S. C., Kauer, S. D., Dudgeon, P., Sanci, L. A., Shrier, L. A., & Patton, G. C. (2009). A mobile phone program to track young people’s experiences of mood, stress and coping. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 44(6), 501-507. Link