Published on in Vol 17, No 5 (2015): May

Behavior Change Techniques in Popular Alcohol Reduction Apps: Content Analysis

Behavior Change Techniques in Popular Alcohol Reduction Apps: Content Analysis

Behavior Change Techniques in Popular Alcohol Reduction Apps: Content Analysis

Journals

  1. Garnett C, Crane D, West R, Brown J, Michie S. The development of Drink Less: an alcohol reduction smartphone app for excessive drinkers. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2019;9(2):296 View
  2. Milward J, Deluca P, Drummond C, Watson R, Dunne J, Kimergård A. Usability Testing of the BRANCH Smartphone App Designed to Reduce Harmful Drinking in Young Adults. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2017;5(8):e109 View
  3. Monney G, Penzenstadler L, Dupraz O, Etter J, Khazaal Y. mHealth App for Cannabis Users: Satisfaction and Perceived Usefulness. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2015;6 View
  4. Leightley D, Puddephatt J, Jones N, Mahmoodi T, Chui Z, Field M, Drummond C, Rona R, Fear N, Goodwin L. A Smartphone App and Personalized Text Messaging Framework (InDEx) to Monitor and Reduce Alcohol Use in Ex-Serving Personnel: Development and Feasibility Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(9):e10074 View
  5. Moreno M, Whitehill J. #Wasted: the intersection of substance use behaviors and social media in adolescents and young adults. Current Opinion in Psychology 2016;9:72 View
  6. Garnett C, Crane D, Michie S, West R, Brown J. Evaluating the effectiveness of a smartphone app to reduce excessive alcohol consumption: protocol for a factorial randomised control trial. BMC Public Health 2016;16(1) View
  7. Perski O, Naughton F, Garnett C, Blandford A, Beard E, West R, Michie S. Do Daily Fluctuations in Psychological and App-Related Variables Predict Engagement With an Alcohol Reduction App? A Series of N-Of-1 Studies. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(10):e14098 View
  8. Alqahtani F, Al Khalifah G, Oyebode O, Orji R. Apps for Mental Health: An Evaluation of Behavior Change Strategies and Recommendations for Future Development. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence 2019;2 View
  9. Kuntsche E, Kuntsche S, Thrul J, Gmel G. Binge drinking: Health impact, prevalence, correlates and interventions. Psychology & Health 2017;32(8):976 View
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  11. Welch V, Petkovic J, Simeon R, Presseau J, Gagnon D, Hossain A, Pardo J, Pottie K, Rader T, Sokolovski A, Yoganathan M, Tugwell P, DesMeules M. PROTOCOL: Interactive social media interventions for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population. Campbell Systematic Reviews 2018;14(1):1 View
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  16. Colbert S, Thornton L, Richmond R. Smartphone apps for managing alcohol consumption: a literature review. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice 2020;15(1) View
  17. Chen J, Cade J, Allman-Farinelli M. The Most Popular Smartphone Apps for Weight Loss: A Quality Assessment. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2015;3(4):e104 View
  18. Berman A, Gajecki M, Fredriksson M, Sinadinovic K, Andersson C. Mobile Phone Apps for University Students With Hazardous Alcohol Use: Study Protocol for Two Consecutive Randomized Controlled Trials. JMIR Research Protocols 2015;4(4):e139 View
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  21. Crane D, Garnett C, Michie S, West R, Brown J. A smartphone app to reduce excessive alcohol consumption: Identifying the effectiveness of intervention components in a factorial randomised control trial. Scientific Reports 2018;8(1) View
  22. Berman A, Gajecki M, Sinadinovic K, Andersson C. Mobile Interventions Targeting Risky Drinking Among University Students: A Review. Current Addiction Reports 2016;3(2):166 View
  23. Mauch C, Wycherley T, Laws R, Johnson B, Bell L, Golley R. Mobile Apps to Support Healthy Family Food Provision: Systematic Assessment of Popular, Commercially Available Apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(12):e11867 View
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  25. Sort A, Khazaal Y. Six Tips on How to Bring Epic Wins to Health Care. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2017;8 View
  26. Sharpe J, Zhou Z, Escobar-Viera C, Morano J, Lucero R, Ibañez G, Hart M, Cook C, Cook R. Interest in using mobile technology to help self-manage alcohol use among persons living with the human immunodeficiency virus: A Florida Cohort cross-sectional study. Substance Abuse 2018;39(1):77 View
  27. Garnett C, Michie S, West R, Brown J. Updating the evidence on the effectiveness of the alcohol reduction app, Drink Less: using Bayes factors to analyse trial datasets supplemented with extended recruitment. F1000Research 2019;8:114 View
  28. Hoeppner B, Schick M, Kelly L, Hoeppner S, Bergman B, Kelly J. There is an app for that – Or is there? A content analysis of publicly available smartphone apps for managing alcohol use. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2017;82:67 View
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  30. Attwood S, Parke H, Larsen J, Morton K. Using a mobile health application to reduce alcohol consumption: a mixed-methods evaluation of the drinkaware track & calculate units application. BMC Public Health 2017;17(1) View
  31. Garnett C, Crane D, West R, Michie S, Brown J, Winstock A. User characteristics of a smartphone app to reduce alcohol consumption. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2017;7(4):845 View
  32. Lee Y, Cui Y, Tu M, Chen Y, Chang P. Mobile Health to Maintain Continuity of Patient-Centered Care for Chronic Kidney Disease: Content Analysis of Apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(4):e10173 View
  33. Kim B, Lee D, Min A, Paik S, Frey G, Bellini S, Han K, Shih P, Lee S. PuzzleWalk: A theory-driven iterative design inquiry of a mobile game for promoting physical activity in adults with autism spectrum disorder. PLOS ONE 2020;15(9):e0237966 View
  34. Nimkar S, Gilles E. Improving Global Health With Smartphone Technology. International Journal of E-Health and Medical Communications 2018;9(3):1 View
  35. Fergie L, Campbell K, Coleman-Haynes T, Ussher M, Cooper S, Coleman T. Identifying Effective Behavior Change Techniques for Alcohol and Illicit Substance Use During Pregnancy: A Systematic Review. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2019;53(8):769 View
  36. Davies E, Maier L, Winstock A, Ferris J. Intention to reduce drinking alcohol and preferred sources of support: An international cross-sectional study. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 2019;99:80 View
  37. Ostojic M, Chung J, DiMattia M, Furlonger B, Busacca M, Chittleborough P. A Review of the Processes By Which School Psychologists and Counsellors Can Use Taxonomies to Evaluate Health-Related Apps. Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools 2018;28(2):212 View
  38. Grigsby-Toussaint D, Shin J, Reeves D, Beattie A, Auguste E, Jean-Louis G. Sleep apps and behavioral constructs: A content analysis. Preventive Medicine Reports 2017;6:126 View
  39. Sinclair J, Dutey-Magni P, Anderson A, Baird J, Barker M, Cutress R, Kaner E, McCann M, Priest C, Copson E. A Context-Specific Digital Alcohol Brief Intervention in Symptomatic Breast Clinics (Abreast of Health): Development and Usability Study. JMIR Research Protocols 2020;9(1):e14580 View
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  41. West J, Belvedere L, Andreasen R, Frandsen C, Hall P, Crookston B. Controlling Your “App”etite: How Diet and Nutrition-Related Mobile Apps Lead to Behavior Change. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2017;5(7):e95 View
  42. Gindidis S, Stewart S, Roodenburg J. A systematic scoping review of adolescent mental health treatment using mobile apps. Advances in Mental Health 2019;17(2):161 View
  43. Dugas M, Crowley K, Gao G, Xu T, Agarwal R, Kruglanski A, Steinle N, Barengo N. Individual differences in regulatory mode moderate the effectiveness of a pilot mHealth trial for diabetes management among older veterans. PLOS ONE 2018;13(3):e0192807 View
  44. Choo C, Burton A. Mobile Phone Apps for Behavioral Interventions for At-Risk Drinkers in Australia: Literature Review. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(2):e18 View
  45. Bertholet N, Godinho A, Cunningham J. Smartphone application for unhealthy alcohol use: Pilot randomized controlled trial in the general population. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2019;195:101 View
  46. Sawares A, Shen N, Xue Y, Abi-Jaoude A, Wiljer D. The Impact of Mobile Apps on Alcohol Use Disorder: A Systematic Review Protocol. JMIR Research Protocols 2017;6(4):e49 View
  47. Anderson P, Jané-Llopis E, Hasan O, Rehm J. City-based action to reduce harmful alcohol use: review of reviews. F1000Research 2018;7:120 View
  48. McKay F, Slykerman S, Dunn M. The App Behavior Change Scale: Creation of a Scale to Assess the Potential of Apps to Promote Behavior Change. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(1):e11130 View
  49. Milward J, Khadjesari Z, Fincham-Campbell S, Deluca P, Watson R, Drummond C. User Preferences for Content, Features, and Style for an App to Reduce Harmful Drinking in Young Adults: Analysis of User Feedback in App Stores and Focus Group Interviews. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(2):e47 View
  50. Wilson H, Stoyanov S, Gandabhai S, Baldwin A. The Quality and Accuracy of Mobile Apps to Prevent Driving After Drinking Alcohol. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2016;4(3):e98 View
  51. Bondaronek P, Alkhaldi G, Slee A, Hamilton F, Murray E. Quality of Publicly Available Physical Activity Apps: Review and Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2018;6(3):e53 View
  52. Albertella L, Gibson L, Rooke S, Norberg M, Copeland J. A smartphone app intervention for adult cannabis users wanting to quit or reduce their use: a pilot evaluation. Journal of Cannabis Research 2019;1(1) View
  53. Milward J, Drummond C, Fincham-Campbell S, Deluca P. What makes online substance-use interventions engaging? A systematic review and narrative synthesis. DIGITAL HEALTH 2018;4:205520761774335 View
  54. Kaner E, Beyer F, Garnett C, Crane D, Brown J, Muirhead C, Redmore J, O'Donnell A, Newham J, de Vocht F, Hickman M, Brown H, Maniatopoulos G, Michie S. Personalised digital interventions for reducing hazardous and harmful alcohol consumption in community-dwelling populations. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017 View
  55. Bauer M, Glenn T, Geddes J, Gitlin M, Grof P, Kessing L, Monteith S, Faurholt-Jepsen M, Severus E, Whybrow P. Smartphones in mental health: a critical review of background issues, current status and future concerns. International Journal of Bipolar Disorders 2020;8(1) View
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  57. Zhang M, Wing T, Fung D, Smith H. Enhancing the Quality and Utility of Content Analyses for Addictive Disorders. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018;15(7):1389 View
  58. Tofighi B, Chemi C, Ruiz-Valcarcel J, Hein P, Hu L. Smartphone Apps Targeting Alcohol and Illicit Substance Use: Systematic Search in in Commercial App Stores and Critical Content Analysis. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(4):e11831 View
  59. Garnett C, Crane D, West R, Brown J, Michie S. Identification of Behavior Change Techniques and Engagement Strategies to Design a Smartphone App to Reduce Alcohol Consumption Using a Formal Consensus Method. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2015;3(2):e73 View
  60. Kazemi D, Borsari B, Levine M, Lamberson K, Dooley B. REMIT: Development of a mHealth theory-based intervention to decrease heavy episodic drinking among college students. Addiction Research & Theory 2018;26(5):377 View
  61. Furlonger B, Chung J, Ostojic M, Busacca M, Moore D, Anderson A, Phillips K, D’Souza L. Ways in which school psychologists can identify suitable apps for supporting the self-management of asthma by students. The Educational and Developmental Psychologist 2020;37(1):47 View
  62. McKay F, Wright A, Shill J, Stephens H, Uccellini M. Using Health and Well-Being Apps for Behavior Change: A Systematic Search and Rating of Apps. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2019;7(7):e11926 View
  63. Bertholet N, Daeppen J, McNeely J, Kushnir V, Cunningham J. Smartphone application for unhealthy alcohol use: A pilot study. Substance Abuse 2017;38(3):285 View
  64. Black N, Loomes M, Juraskova I, Johnston I. Engagement in a Novel Internet Intervention for Alcohol Reduction: A Qualitative Study of User Motivations and Experiences. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking 2020;23(4):225 View
  65. Anderson P, Jané-Llopis E, Hasan O, Rehm J. City-based action to reduce harmful alcohol use: review of reviews. F1000Research 2018;7:120 View
  66. Welch V, Petkovic J, Simeon R, Presseau J, Gagnon D, Hossain A, Pardo Pardo J, Pottie K, Rader T, Sokolovski A, Yoganathan M, Tugwell P, DesMeules M. Interactive social media interventions for health behaviour change, health outcomes, and health equity in the adult population. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2018 View
  67. Perski O, Blandford A, Ubhi H, West R, Michie S. Smokers’ and drinkers’ choice of smartphone applications and expectations of engagement: a think aloud and interview study. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2017;17(1) View
  68. Deluca P, Coulton S, Alam M, Boniface S, Donoghue K, Gilvarry E, Kaner E, Lynch E, Maconochie I, McArdle P, McGovern R, Newbury-Birch D, Patton R, Pellatt-Higgins T, Phillips C, Phillips T, Pockett R, Russell I, Strang J, Drummond C. Screening and brief interventions for adolescent alcohol use disorders presenting through emergency departments: a research programme including two RCTs. Programme Grants for Applied Research 2020;8(2):1 View
  69. Mellentin A, Stenager E, Nielsen B, Nielsen A, Yu F. A Smarter Pathway for Delivering Cue Exposure Therapy? The Design and Development of a Smartphone App Targeting Alcohol Use Disorder. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2017;5(1):e5 View
  70. Gajecki M, Andersson C, Rosendahl I, Sinadinovic K, Fredriksson M, Berman A. Skills Training via Smartphone App for University Students with Excessive Alcohol Consumption: a Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 2017;24(5):778 View
  71. Perman-Howe P, Davies E, Foxcroft D. The Classification and Organisation of Alcohol Misuse Prevention with a Focus on Environmental Prevention. Current Addiction Reports 2018;5(1):87 View
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  73. Crane D, Garnett C, Brown J, West R, Michie S. Factors Influencing Usability of a Smartphone App to Reduce Excessive Alcohol Consumption: Think Aloud and Interview Studies. Frontiers in Public Health 2017;5 View
  74. Sancho-Garcia S, Sanz-de Diego S, Medina-Porqueres I. Apps to prescribe therapeutic exercise among rehabilitating adults: a systematic review. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness 2020;60(3) View
  75. File D, Bőthe B, Kapitány‐Fövény M, Demetrovics Z. Efficacy of a complex smartphone application for reducing hazardous alcohol consumption: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial with analysis of in‐app user behavior in relation to outcome. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research 2020;29(4):1 View
  76. Liang O, Chen Y, Bennett D, Yang C. Identifying Self-Management Support Needs for Pregnant Women With Opioid Misuse in Online Health Communities: Mixed Methods Analysis of Web Posts. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2021;23(2):e18296 View
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  83. Bahadoor R, Alexandre J, Fournet L, Gellé T, Serre F, Auriacombe M. Inventory and Analysis of Controlled Trials of Mobile Phone Applications Targeting Substance Use Disorders: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
  84. Szinay D, Perski O, Jones A, Chadborn T, Brown J, Naughton F. Influences on the Uptake of Health and Well-being Apps and Curated App Portals: Think-Aloud and Interview Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(4):e27173 View
  85. Malte C, Dulin P, Baer J, Fortney J, Danner A, Lott A, Hawkins E. Usability and Acceptability of a Mobile App for the Self-Management of Alcohol Misuse Among Veterans (Step Away): Pilot Cohort Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(4):e25927 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. John M, Kleppisch M. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. View
  2. Nimkar S, Gilles E. Multigenerational Online Behavior and Media Use. View
  3. Sharma T, Bashir M. HCI for Cybersecurity, Privacy and Trust. View
  4. Davies E, Puljevic C, Connolly D, Zhuparris A, Ferris J, Winstock A. The Handbook of Alcohol Use. View
  5. John M, Kleppisch M. Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung. View
  6. Davies E, Conroy D, Hagger M, de Visser R, Cooke R. The Palgrave Handbook of Psychological Perspectives on Alcohol Consumption. View