In the past decade, technological advancements in mental health care have resulted in new approaches and techniques. The proliferation of mobile apps and smartphones has significantly improved access to psychological self-help resources for individuals. In this paper, a narrative review offers a comprehensive overview of recent developments in mental health mobile apps, serving as a foundation to introduce the design and development of “Safer”. Safer is a mobile application that targets the transdiagnostic process of emotion dysregulation. The review outlines the theoretical framework and design of Safer, an mHealth app grounded in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) model, aimed at fostering emotion regulation skills.

Empower Psychotherapy with mHealth Apps: The Design of “Safer”, an Emotion Regulation Application / Diano, F.; Sica, L. S.; Ponticorvo, M.. - In: INFORMATION. - ISSN 2078-2489. - 14:6(2023). [10.3390/info14060308]

Empower Psychotherapy with mHealth Apps: The Design of “Safer”, an Emotion Regulation Application

Diano F.;Sica L. S.;Ponticorvo M.
2023

Abstract

In the past decade, technological advancements in mental health care have resulted in new approaches and techniques. The proliferation of mobile apps and smartphones has significantly improved access to psychological self-help resources for individuals. In this paper, a narrative review offers a comprehensive overview of recent developments in mental health mobile apps, serving as a foundation to introduce the design and development of “Safer”. Safer is a mobile application that targets the transdiagnostic process of emotion dysregulation. The review outlines the theoretical framework and design of Safer, an mHealth app grounded in the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) model, aimed at fostering emotion regulation skills.
2023
Empower Psychotherapy with mHealth Apps: The Design of “Safer”, an Emotion Regulation Application / Diano, F.; Sica, L. S.; Ponticorvo, M.. - In: INFORMATION. - ISSN 2078-2489. - 14:6(2023). [10.3390/info14060308]
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