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A randomised controlled trial of smartphone active symptom monitoring in psychosis

Published on: 23rd April 2018

Published in 2018

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Shon Lewis, Paolo Fraccaro, John Ainsworth, Matt Machin, Caroline Sanders, Zhimin He, Pauline Whelan, Charlotte Stockton-Powdrell, Richard Hopkins, and Til Wykes


We developed a smartphone-based personalised technology to monitor symptoms in real time and showed good acceptability, reliability and validity for active remote monitoring of symptoms in previous published studies ( We report a randomised trial testing its efficacy in improving psychotic symptom control, and its potential as an early warning system for relapse when embedded into the ICT systems of mental health provider organisations, and as a tool for identifying new phenotypes for precision medicine.

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