Texting may be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile applications.

This is the key finding of a new study led by researchers from Clemson University in collaboration with researchers from Indiana University and the Centerstone Research Institute. The study was published in the journal Personal and Ubiquitous Computing.

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the prevalence of mental illness is growing and 62% of those suffering do not receive treatment for their illnesses.

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