Published on in Vol 5, No 4 (2018): Oct-Dec

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at, first published .
How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo

How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo

How Inclusive, User-Centered Design Research Can Improve Psychological Therapies for Psychosis: Development of SlowMo


  1. Buitenweg D, Bongers I, van de Mheen D, van Oers H, van Nieuwenhuizen C. Cocreative Development of the QoL-ME: A Visual and Personalized Quality of Life Assessment App for People With Severe Mental Health Problems. JMIR Mental Health 2019;6(3):e12378 View
  2. Stawarz K, Preist C, Tallon D, Wiles N, Kessler D, Turner K, Shafran R, Coyle D. Design Considerations for the Integrated Delivery of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: User-Centered Design Study. JMIR Mental Health 2020;7(9):e15972 View
  3. Guo C, Ashrafian H, Ghafur S, Fontana G, Gardner C, Prime M. Challenges for the evaluation of digital health solutions—A call for innovative evidence generation approaches. npj Digital Medicine 2020;3(1) View
  4. Riches S, Bird L, Chan N, Garety P, Rus‐Calafell M, Valmaggia L. Subjective experience of paranoid ideation in a virtual reality social environment: A mixed methods cross‐sectional study. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy 2020;27(3):337 View
  5. Garety P, Ward T, Emsley R, Greenwood K, Freeman D, Fowler D, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Rus-Calafell M, McGourty A, Sacadura C, Collett N, James K, Hardy A. Effects of SlowMo, a Blended Digital Therapy Targeting Reasoning, on Paranoia Among People With Psychosis. JAMA Psychiatry 2021;78(7):714 View
  6. van der Meer L, Jonker T, Wadman H, Wunderink C, van Weeghel J, Pijnenborg G, van Setten E. Targeting Personal Recovery of People With Complex Mental Health Needs: The Development of a Psychosocial Intervention Through User-Centered Design. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
  7. Pallavicini F, Orena E, di Santo S, Greci L, Caragnano C, Ranieri P, Vuolato C, Pepe A, Veronese G, Dakanalis A, Rossini A, Caltagirone C, Clerici M, Mantovani F. MIND-VR: Design and Evaluation Protocol of a Virtual Reality Psychoeducational Experience on Stress and Anxiety for the Psychological Support of Healthcare Workers Involved in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Frontiers in Virtual Reality 2021;2 View
  8. Berry N, Machin M, Ainsworth J, Berry K, Edge D, Haddock G, Lewis S, Morris R, Bucci S. Developing a Theory-Informed Smartphone App for Early Psychosis: Learning Points From a Multidisciplinary Collaboration. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2020;11 View
  9. Sedgwick O, Hardy A, Greer B, Newbery K, Cella M. “I wanted to do more of the homework!”—Feasibility and acceptability of blending app‐based homework with group therapy for social cognition in psychosis. Journal of Clinical Psychology 2021;77(12):2701 View
  10. Garety P, Ward T, Emsley R, Greenwood K, Freeman D, Fowler D, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Dunn G, Hardy A. Digitally supported CBT to reduce paranoia and improve reasoning for people with schizophrenia-spectrum psychosis: the SlowMo RCT. Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation 2021;8(11):1 View
  11. Göttgens I, Oertelt-Prigione S. The Application of Human-Centered Design Approaches in Health Research and Innovation: A Narrative Review of Current Practices. JMIR mHealth and uHealth 2021;9(12):e28102 View
  12. Gumley A, Bradstreet S, Ainsworth J, Allan S, Alvarez-Jimenez M, Birchwood M, Briggs A, Bucci S, Cotton S, Engel L, French P, Lederman R, Lewis S, Machin M, MacLennan G, McLeod H, McMeekin N, Mihalopoulos C, Morton E, Norrie J, Reilly F, Schwannauer M, Singh S, Sundram S, Thompson A, Williams C, Yung A, Aucott L, Farhall J, Gleeson J. Digital smartphone intervention to recognise and manage early warning signs in schizophrenia to prevent relapse: the EMPOWER feasibility cluster RCT. Health Technology Assessment 2022;26(27):1 View
  13. Williams K, Wijaya C, Stamatis C, Abbott G, Lattie E. Insights Into Needs and Preferences for Mental Health Support on Social Media and Through Mobile Apps Among Black Male University Students: Exploratory Qualitative Study. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(8):e38716 View
  14. Dominguez-Rodriguez A, De La Rosa-Gómez A. A Perspective on How User-Centered Design Could Improve the Impact of Self-Applied Psychological Interventions in Low- or Middle-Income Countries in Latin America. Frontiers in Digital Health 2022;4 View
  15. Schouten S, Kip H, Dekkers T, Deenik J, Beerlage-de Jong N, Ludden G, Kelders S. Best-practices for co-design processes involving people with severe mental illness for eMental health interventions: a qualitative multi-method approach. Design for Health 2022;6(3):316 View
  16. Greenwood K, Gurnani M, Ward T, Vogel E, Vella C, McGourty A, Robertson S, Sacadura C, Hardy A, Rus‐Calafell M, Collett N, Emsley R, Freeman D, Fowler D, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Dunn G, Michelson D, Garety P. The service user experience of SlowMo therapy: A co‐produced thematic analysis of service users’ subjective experience. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 2022;95(3):680 View
  17. Terlouw G, Kuipers D, Veldmeijer L, van 't Veer J, Prins J, Pierie J. Boundary Objects as Dialogical Learning Accelerators for Social Change in Design for Health: Systematic Review. JMIR Human Factors 2022;9(1):e31167 View
  18. Hardy A, Ward T, Emsley R, Greenwood K, Freeman D, Fowler D, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Garety P. Bridging the Digital Divide in Psychological Therapies: Observational Study of Engagement With the SlowMo Mobile App for Paranoia in Psychosis. JMIR Human Factors 2022;9(3):e29725 View
  19. Haesebaert F, El Oussoul S, Pavard A, Fabre D, Cellard C, Magaud L, Subtil F, Damiolini E, Fakra E, Haesebaert J. PLAN-e-PSY, a mobile application to improve case management and patient’s functioning in first episode psychosis: protocol for an open-label, multicentre, superiority, randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open 2021;11(9):e050433 View
  20. Kwon S, Firth J, Joshi D, Torous J. Accessibility and availability of smartphone apps for schizophrenia. Schizophrenia 2022;8(1) View
  21. Vial S, Boudhraâ S, Dumont M. Human-Centered Design Approaches in Digital Mental Health Interventions: Exploratory Mapping Review. JMIR Mental Health 2022;9(6):e35591 View
  22. Bremer W, Sarker A. Recruitment and retention in mobile application-based intervention studies: a critical synopsis of challenges and opportunities. Informatics for Health and Social Care 2023;48(2):139 View
  23. Ward T, Hardy A, Holm R, Collett N, Rus‐Calafell M, Sacadura C, McGourty A, Vella C, East A, Rea M, Harding H, Emsley R, Greenwood K, Freeman D, Fowler D, Kuipers E, Bebbington P, Garety P. SlowMo therapy, a new digital blended therapy for fear of harm from others: An account of therapy personalisation within a targeted intervention. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice 2022;95(2):423 View
  24. Lesher A, McDuffie L, Smith T, Foster A, Ruggiero K, Barroso J, Gavrilova Y. Optimizing an Outpatient mHealth Intervention for Children with Burns: A Convergent Mixed-Methods Study. Journal of Burn Care & Research 2023;44(5):1092 View
  25. Giebel G, Speckemeier C, Abels C, Plescher F, Börchers K, Wasem J, Blase N, Neusser S. Problems and Barriers Related to the Use of Digital Health Applications: Scoping Review. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e43808 View
  26. Revenäs Å, Ström L, Cicchetti A, Ehn M. Toward digital inclusion of older adults in e-health: a case study on support for physical activity. Universal Access in the Information Society 2023 View
  27. Vial S, Boudhraâ S, Dumont M, Tremblay M, Riendeau S. Developing A Mobile App With a Human-Centered Design Lens to Improve Access to Mental Health Care (Mentallys Project): Protocol for an Initial Co-Design Process. JMIR Research Protocols 2023;12:e47220 View
  28. Hurvitz N, Ilan Y. The Constrained-Disorder Principle Assists in Overcoming Significant Challenges in Digital Health: Moving from “Nice to Have” to Mandatory Systems. Clinics and Practice 2023;13(4):994 View

Books/Policy Documents

  1. Rauschenberg C, Rus-Calafell M, Reininghaus U, Valmaggia L. Comprehensive Clinical Psychology. View