Published on in Vol 21, No 11 (2019): November

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Young People’s Online Help-Seeking and Mental Health Difficulties: Systematic Narrative Review

Young People’s Online Help-Seeking and Mental Health Difficulties: Systematic Narrative Review

Young People’s Online Help-Seeking and Mental Health Difficulties: Systematic Narrative Review


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  116. Egilsson E, Bjarnason R, Njardvik U. Usage and Daily Attrition of a Smartphone-Based Health Behavior Intervention: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2023;11:e45414 View
  117. Ghosh A, McDanal R, Schleider J. Digital Single-Session Interventions for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Advances in Psychiatry and Behavioral Health 2023;3(1):129 View
  118. Yoo N, Jang S. Digital technology use, technological self-efficacy, and subjective well-being among North Korean migrants during the COVID-19 pandemic: Moderated moderation. DIGITAL HEALTH 2023;9:205520762311715 View
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  121. Thorn P, La Sala L, Hetrick S, Rice S, Lamblin M, Robinson J. Motivations and perceived harms and benefits of online communication about self-harm: An interview study with young people. DIGITAL HEALTH 2023;9:205520762311766 View
  122. Bian C, Chen S, Yan S, Zhao W, Wang R, Cheng Y, Zhang Y. Measurement properties of patient-reported outcome measures of mental help-seeking attitude: a systematic review of psychometric properties. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2023;14 View
  123. Robinson N, Connolly J, Suddrey G, Kavanagh D. A Brief Wellbeing Training Session Delivered by a Humanoid Social Robot: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. International Journal of Social Robotics 2023 View
  124. Mora Ringle V, Sung J, Roulston C, Schleider J. Mixed-Methods Examination of Adolescent-Reported Barriers to Accessing Mental Health Services. Journal of Adolescent Health 2024;74(2):268 View
  125. Gu Y, Kalibatseva Z, Song X, Prakash S. Development and pilot testing of an online training program for better use of internet to learn about depression and anxiety (BUILDA). Journal of Education and Health Promotion 2023;12(1):363 View
  126. Huffman L, Lawrence-Sidebottom D, Huberty J, Guerra R, Roots M, Roots K, Parikh A. Sleep problems and parental stress among caregivers of children and adolescents enrolled in a digital mental health intervention. Frontiers in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2023;2 View
  127. Efe Z, Baldofski S, Eckert M, Guenthner L, Saee S, Thomas J, Wundrack R, Kohls E, Rummel-Kluge C. Who are frequent chatters? Characterization of frequent users in a 24/7 messenger-based psychological chat counseling service for children and adolescents. Internet Interventions 2023;33:100638 View
  128. Chang F, Chang C, Tao C. Adolescent pursuit of health information online during the COVID-19 pandemic: The roles played by eHealth literacy and psychological distress. Cambridge Prisms: Global Mental Health 2023;10 View
  129. Szkody E, Chang Y, Schleider J. Serving the Underserved? Uptake, Effectiveness, and Acceptability of Digital SSIs for Rural American Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology 2023:1 View
  130. Wright C, Wilson S, Hammer J, Hargis L, Miller M, Usher E. Mental health in undergraduate engineering students: Identifying facilitators and barriers to seeking help. Journal of Engineering Education 2023;112(4):963 View
  131. Ahn J, Lee K. Experiences of peer support activities and the need for a metaverse-based program in young women with breast cancer: A qualitative study. Asia-Pacific Journal of Oncology Nursing 2023;10(7):100253 View
  132. Sande M, Dekleva B, Razpotnik Š, Tadič D, Klemenčič Rozman M, Rapuš Pavel J. Online interventions and virtual day centres for young people who use drugs: potential for harm reduction?. Harm Reduction Journal 2023;20(1) View
  133. Goodman K, Kamke K, Mullin T. Online Help-Seeking Among Youth Victims of Sexual Violence Before and During COVID-19 (2016-2021): Analysis of Hotline Use Trends. JMIR Public Health and Surveillance 2023;9:e44760 View
  134. Lloyd K, Schubotz D, Roche R, Manzi J, McKnight M. A Mental Health Pandemic? Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Young People’s Mental Health. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2023;20(16):6550 View
  135. Perich T, Andriessen K. Factors associated with perceived helpfulness and use of mental health websites by Australian young adults with a family history of mental illness. International Journal of Psychology 2024;59(1):208 View
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  138. Larsson L, Chikwari C, McHugh G, Koris A, Bandason T, Dauya E, Mapani L, Abrahams M, Shankland L, Simms V, Tembo M, Mavodza C, Kranzer K, Ferrand R. Feasibility and Usability of Mobile Technology to Assist HIV Self-Testing in Youth in Zimbabwe: A Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of Adolescent Health 2023;73(3):553 View
  139. Stas P, De Jaegere E, van Heeringen K, Ballon A, Portzky G. Evaluation of an online suicide prevention campaign targeting men. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior 2024;54(1):95 View
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  142. Lee J, Kim J. Scholarship Recipients: A Focus on University Scholarship Recipients Supported by the S Foundation. Journal of Lifelong Learning Society 2023;19(4):1 View
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  144. McKinley C, Luo Y, Brennan J. Linking Health Consciousness and Social Media Information Seeking to College Students COVID-19 Prevention Behavior: Examining a Modified IMBP Model. Western Journal of Communication 2023:1 View
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  147. Dergaa I, Fekih-Romdhane F, Hallit S, Loch A, Glenn J, Fessi M, Ben Aissa M, Souissi N, Guelmami N, Swed S, El Omri A, Bragazzi N, Ben Saad H. ChatGPT is not ready yet for use in providing mental health assessment and interventions. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2024;14 View
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  149. Cho S, Bastien L, Petrovic J, Böke B, Heath N. The Role of Mental Health Stigma in University Students’ Satisfaction With Web-Based Stress Management Resources: Intervention Study. JMIR Formative Research 2024;8:e50018 View
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  151. Ridout B, Forsyth R, Amon K, Navarro P, Campbell A. The Urgent Need for an Evidence-Based Digital Mental Health Practice Model of Care for Youth. JMIR Mental Health 2024;11:e48441 View
  152. Fischer-Grote L, Fössing V, Aigner M, Fehrmann E, Boeckle M. Effectiveness of Online and Remote Interventions for Mental Health in Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults After the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JMIR Mental Health 2024;11:e46637 View
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Books/Policy Documents

  1. Pesonen J. Learning and Collaboration Technologies: Games and Virtual Environments for Learning. View
  2. Grant A. The Role of Student Services in Higher Education. View
  3. Lira D, Martínez V. Prevention and Early Treatment of Depression Through the Life Course. View
  4. Areán P, Allred R. Digital Therapeutics for Mental Health and Addiction. View
  5. Achrekar G, Batra K. Effective Use of Social Media in Public Health. View
  6. Rickwood D. Handbook of Children and Youth Studies. View
  7. Bajwa R. Social Psychology Theories and Methods in Education. View
  8. de Almeida R. Emerging Technologies for Health Literacy and Medical Practice. View