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2020 Oct 16

JMIR Pediatr Parent

eHealth and mHealth psychosocial interventions for youths with chronic illnesses: A systematic review.


Lau N, Waldbaum S, Parigoris R, O'Daffer A, Walsh C, Colt SF, Yi-Frazier JP, Palermo TM, McCauley E, Rosenberg AR
JMIR Pediatr Parent. 2020 Oct 16.
PMID: 33075743.


An estimated 12.8% of children and adolescents experience chronic health conditions which lead to poor quality of life, adjustment and coping issues, and concurrent mental health problems. Digital health deployment of psychosocial interventions to support youth with chronic illness has become increasingly popular with the advent of the technological advances in the Digital Age.