Walk the talk when technology fails

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Abstract

The aim of our project was to explore the effectiveness of a web-based mindfulness program for families living with mental and/or somatic illness by the means of a randomized controlled study including an experiment group (n=196) and a wait-list control (WLC) group (n=202) (Stjernswärd & Hansson, 2018). The test period for the 8-week program was set to 10 weeks, with pre– and post-test assessments, and a 3-month follow-up. After the randomization process, the wait-list participants were informed that their test period would start by mid-August (2017). By mid-August, we emailed registration information to all WLC participants, which enabled them to access the mindfulness program and to start practicing. Thereafter, weekly email reminders were sent to the participants, in a similar fashion as we did for the experiment group. By the third week into the test period, however, we realized that something hadn’t gone as planned…

Detaljer

Författare
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Medicin och hälsovetenskap

Nyckelord

Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)103-111
TidskriftMindfulness & Compassion
Volym3
Utgåva nummer1
StatusPublished - 2018
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa