Anxiety monitoring

The Anxiety Monitoring study

Aim

The primary aim of this study is to test the usefulness, acceptability and feasibility of an EMI (Ecological Monitoring Intervention) system for anxiety outpatients and clinicians and the feasibility for implementing the monitoring system in a clinic for mental disorders in Denmark.

Design

Mixed methods design with a combination of semi-structured interviews and surveys, to enlighten the research team of important themes in the usefulness, acceptability and feasibility of a monitoring system used for adults in an outpatient setting.

Selected quotes from a patient and therapist in the anxiety monitoring study

"At first it took much longer to use, but now it has become a habit to use the app and it works. I am never going back to paper" - patient

"It is very motivating that we can document that we are making a difference in our patients lives. I really want to show the app to our new patients as well as family and also our management" - therapist

Researchers

Primary investigator
Trine Theresa Holmberg
Psychologist, Research Assistant

ABOUT ENTER

The ENTER program consists of five research projects that aim to:

  1. Develop novel technologies and forms of service delivery improving treatment outcomes for patients within a mental health care setting.
  2. Provide evidence for the clinical and cost effective benefits and possible risks of using technologies in mental health care services.
  3. Enable ENTER´s industry partners to market their products nationally and internationally based on the proven feasibility of the technologies.
  4. Disseminate research results directed at the patient organisations and policy makers in mental health care, and representatives of multiple bodies of clinical practice – pending clinical efficacy, successful implementation in the care and management of patients with mental disorders and mental health problems.
  5. Establish a fruitful, collaborative research environment for e-mental health research with a national networking organization to persist beyond the present project.

 

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