Evaluation of a mindfulness-based mobile application with college students: A pilot study.

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Summary of "Evaluation of a mindfulness-based mobile application with college students: A pilot study."

This pilot study assessed the feasibility and acceptability of with college students and the utility of daily text-message reminders for increasing adherence. Students from a mid-sized Midwestern University ( = 59) during the spring and fall of 2016. Using a pretest-posttest design, a group of students used for 5 weeks. All students were sent text-message reminders to submit daily practice time and completed a series of online measures. Participants consistently used the application as intended, and reported positive attitudes toward the text-message reminders and the quality of the application. is a feasible, well-accepted tool for delivering mindfulness interventions to college students.


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Name: Journal of American college health : J of ACH
ISSN: 1940-3208
Pages: 1-7


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