Researchers Cite Benefits of Texting Services on Mental Health Treatment – Consumer Affairs

Read article - Quotes William Hudenko, clinical assistant professor of psychology, in a feature story about a study he led which found that combining a texting service with other treatments can be a viable way for consumers to see improvements in their mental health. "This study is very exciting because we saw real improvement in those who utilized the text messaging-based intervention on top of normal care," says Hudenko. "This was true for individuals with some of the most serious forms of mental illness. The results are promising, and we anticipate that people with less severe psychopathology may even do better with this type of mobile intervention."