Published on in Vol 6, No 4 (2019): April

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/11698, first published .
Use of a Mobile Phone App to Treat Depression Comorbid With Hypertension or Diabetes: A Pilot Study in Brazil and Peru

Use of a Mobile Phone App to Treat Depression Comorbid With Hypertension or Diabetes: A Pilot Study in Brazil and Peru

Use of a Mobile Phone App to Treat Depression Comorbid With Hypertension or Diabetes: A Pilot Study in Brazil and Peru

Paulo Menezes 1, 2*, MD, PhD;  Julieta Quayle 1*, Psych, MA, PhD;  Heloísa Garcia Claro 1*, BSN, MSc, PhD;  Simone da Silva 1, 3*, MD, PhD;  Lena R Brandt 4*, BA, MA;  Francisco Diez-Canseco 4*, BA, MPH;  J Jaime Miranda 4, 5*, MD, PhD;  LeShawndra N Price 6*, PhD;  David C Mohr 7*, PhD;  Ricardo Araya 8*, MD, PhD

1 Population Mental Health Research Centre , Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo , BR

2 Department of Preventive Medicine, University of São Paulo , São Paulo , BR

3 Faculdade Israelita de Ciências da Saúde Albert Einstein , São Paulo , BR

4 Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases , Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima , PE

5 Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima , PE

6 National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health , Bethesda, MD, US

7 Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies , Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, US

8 Centre for Global Mental Health and Primary Care Research, Health Service and Population Research, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, London , GB

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Paulo Menezes, MD, PhD
  • Department of Preventive Medicine
  • University of São Paulo
  • Rua Doutor Arnaldo 455, Cerqueira César
  • São Paulo
  • BR
  • Phone: 55 1130617093
  • Email: pmenezes@usp.br