Purpose: Researchers are studying the use of smartphone apps to teach mood management skills to people experiencing depression and anxiety. The apps work to target common issues related to depression and anxiety, like feeling down, stressed, or worried.
The IntelliCare Program: Eligible participants would be asked to download the IntelliCare apps onto their own Android smartphone, and use the apps each day for an 8-week period. Participants will be randomly assigned to either:
Time Commitment: Individuals will participate in the 8 week IntelliCare program, during which, two online assessments will be completed. Follow-up online assessments will be conducted 3 and 6 months after the 8 week program. In sum, the IntelliCare study lasts up to 8 months. Participants may be compensated up to $160 in total for completing the study assessments.
Eligibility: You may be eligible to join if you are:
How do I join? Take our online screener today to find out if you may be eligible to participate. A member of the study team will reach out to you once you’ve completed the online screener.
For any immediate questions or concerns, please contact the study team:
E-Mail: eHealth@northwestern.edu or
Call: 855-NUCBITS (855-682-2487)
* All of the IntelliCare apps have been made publically available for download from the Google Play Store. However, if you wish to be considered for the study, we recommend not downloading the apps until after a study team member instructs you to do so.
This study (STU00074405) has been approved by the Northwestern University Institutional Review Board and funded by NIMH RO1-MH100482 to David C. Mohr, Ph.D.