Published on in Vol 7, No 12 (2020): December

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/22423, first published .
Changes in Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Levels of Subscribers to a Daily Supportive Text Message Program (Text4Hope) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Changes in Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Levels of Subscribers to a Daily Supportive Text Message Program (Text4Hope) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Changes in Stress, Anxiety, and Depression Levels of Subscribers to a Daily Supportive Text Message Program (Text4Hope) During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Journals

  1. Nkire N, Mrklas K, Hrabok M, Gusnowski A, Vuong W, Surood S, Abba-Aji A, Urichuk L, Cao B, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. COVID-19 Pandemic: Demographic Predictors of Self-Isolation or Self-Quarantine and Impact of Isolation and Quarantine on Perceived Stress, Anxiety, and Depression. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
  2. Agyapong V, Hrabok M, Shalaby R, Vuong W, Noble J, Gusnowski A, Mrklas K, Li D, Urichuck L, Snaterse M, Surood S, Cao B, Li X, Greiner R, Greenshaw A. Text4Hope: Receiving Daily Supportive Text Messages for 3 Months During the COVID-19 Pandemic Reduces Stress, Anxiety, and Depression. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 2022;16(4):1326 View
  3. Agyapong V, Shalaby R, Hrabok M, Vuong W, Noble J, Gusnowski A, Mrklas K, Li D, Snaterse M, Surood S, Cao B, Li X, Greiner R, Greenshaw A. Mental Health Outreach via Supportive Text Messages during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Improved Mental Health and Reduced Suicidal Ideation after Six Weeks in Subscribers of Text4Hope Compared to a Control Population. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(4):2157 View
  4. Mao W, Agyapong V. The Role of Social Determinants in Mental Health and Resilience After Disasters: Implications for Public Health Policy and Practice. Frontiers in Public Health 2021;9 View
  5. Shalaby R, Adu M, Andreychuk T, Eboreime E, Gusnowski A, Vuong W, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. Prevalence, Demographic, and Clinical Correlates of Likely PTSD in Subscribers of Text4Hope during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(12):6227 View
  6. Shalaby R, Hrabok M, Spurvey P, Abou El-Magd R, Knox M, Rude R, Vuong W, Surood S, Urichuk L, Snaterse M, Greenshaw A, Li X, Agyapong V. Recovery Following Peer and Text Messaging Support After Discharge From Acute Psychiatric Care in Edmonton, Alberta: Controlled Observational Study. JMIR Formative Research 2021;5(9):e27137 View
  7. Adu M, Wallace L, Lartey K, Arthur J, Oteng K, Dwomoh S, Owusu-Antwi R, Larsen-Reindorf R, Agyapong V. Prevalence and Correlates of Likely Major Depressive Disorder among the Adult Population in Ghana during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021;18(13):7106 View
  8. Cyr S, Marcil M, Marin M, Tardif J, Guay S, Guertin M, Rosa C, Genest C, Forest J, Lavoie P, Labrosse M, Vadeboncoeur A, Selcer S, Ducharme S, Brouillette J. Factors Associated With Burnout, Post-traumatic Stress and Anxio-Depressive Symptoms in Healthcare Workers 3 Months Into the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Observational Study. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2021;12 View
  9. Shalaby R, Spurvey P, Knox M, Rathwell R, Vuong W, Surood S, Urichuk L, Snaterse M, Greenshaw A, Li X, Agyapong V. Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation Measures for Patients Discharged from Acute Psychiatric Care: Four-Arm Peer and Text Messaging Support Controlled Observational Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(7):3798 View
  10. Lorusso L, Mosmondor M, Grguric A, Toccafondi L, D’Onofrio G, Russo S, Lampe J, Pihl T, Mayer N, Vignani G, Lesterpt I, Vaamonde L, Giuliani F, Bonaccorsi M, La Viola C, Rovini E, Cavallo F, Fiorini L. Design and Evaluation of Personalized Services to Foster Active Aging: The Experience of Technology Pre-Validation in Italian Pilots. Sensors 2023;23(2):797 View
  11. Agyapong B, Shalaby R, Eboreime E, Wei Y, Agyapong V. Self-Reported Alcohol Abuse and the Desire to Receive Mental Health Counselling Predict Suicidal Thoughts/Thoughts of Self-Harm among Female Residents of Fort McMurray. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(20):13620 View
  12. Singleton A, Raeside R, Partridge S, Tat-Ko J, Che Mun Sum S, Hyun K, Hayes M, Chow C, Thiagalingam A, Maka K, Sherman K, Elder E, Redfern J. Supporting breast cancer survivors via text messages: reach, acceptability, and utility of EMPOWER-SMS. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2022;16(6):1165 View
  13. Obuobi-Donkor G, Eboreime E, Bond J, Phung N, Eyben S, Hayward J, Zhang Y, MacMaster F, Clelland S, Greiner R, Jones C, Cao B, Brémault-Phillips S, Wells K, Li X, Hilario C, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. An E–Mental Health Solution to Prevent and Manage Posttraumatic Stress Injuries Among First Responders in Alberta: Protocol for the Implementation and Evaluation of Text Messaging Services (Text4PTSI and Text4Wellbeing). JMIR Research Protocols 2022;11(4):e30680 View
  14. Shalaby R, Adu M, El Gindi H, Agyapong V. Text Messages in the Field of Mental Health: Rapid Review of the Reviews. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2022;13 View
  15. Sherman K, Pehlivan M, Redfern J, Armour M, Dear B, Singleton A, Duckworth T, Ciccia D, Cooper M, Hawkey A, Parry K, Gandhi E. A supportive text message intervention for individuals living with endometriosis (EndoSMS): Randomized controlled pilot and feasibility trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications 2023;32:101093 View
  16. Sherman K, Pehlivan M, Singleton A, Hawkey A, Redfern J, Armour M, Dear B, Duckworth T, Ciccia D, Cooper M, Parry K, Gandhi E, Imani S. Co-design and Development of EndoSMS, a Supportive Text Message Intervention for Individuals Living With Endometriosis: Mixed Methods Study. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(12):e40837 View
  17. Guerra O, Agyapong V, Nkire N. A Qualitative Scoping Review of the Impacts of Economic Recessions on Mental Health: Implications for Practice and Policy. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(10):5937 View
  18. Carvalho S, Coelho C, Kluwe-Schiavon B, Magalhães J, Leite J. The Acute Impact of the Early Stages of COVID-19 Pandemic in People with Pre-Existing Psychiatric Disorders: A Systematic Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(9):5140 View
  19. Agyapong B, Chishimba C, Wei Y, da Luz Dias R, Eboreime E, Msidi E, Abidi S, Mutaka-Loongo M, Mwansa J, Orji R, Zulu J, Agyapong V. Improving Mental Health Literacy and Reducing Psychological Problems Among Teachers in Zambia: Protocol for Implementation and Evaluation of a Wellness4Teachers Email Messaging Program. JMIR Research Protocols 2023;12:e44370 View
  20. To P, Eboreime E, Agyapong V. The Impact of Wildfires on Mental Health: A Scoping Review. Behavioral Sciences 2021;11(9):126 View
  21. Obuobi-Donkor G, Shalaby R, Vuong W, Agyapong B, Hrabok M, Gusnowski A, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. Effects of Text4Hope-Addiction Support Program on Cravings and Mental Health Symptoms: Results of a Longitudinal Cross-sectional Study. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e40440 View
  22. Agyapong B, Wei Y, da Luz Dias R, Agyapong V. Burnout and Associated Psychological Problems Among Teachers and the Impact of the Wellness4Teachers Supportive Text Messaging Program: Protocol for a Cross-sectional and Program Evaluation Study. JMIR Research Protocols 2022;11(7):e37934 View
  23. Obuobi-Donkor G, Oluwasina F, Nkire N, Agyapong V. A Scoping Review on the Prevalence and Determinants of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among Military Personnel and Firefighters: Implications for Public Policy and Practice. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(3):1565 View
  24. Agyapong B, Shalaby R, Eboreime E, Obuobi-Donkor G, Owusu E, Adu M, Mao W, Oluwasina F, Agyapong V. Cumulative trauma from multiple natural disasters increases mental health burden on residents of Fort McMurray. European Journal of Psychotraumatology 2022;13(1) View
  25. Li J. Digital technologies for mental health improvements in the COVID-19 pandemic: a scoping review. BMC Public Health 2023;23(1) View
  26. Shalaby R, Vuong W, Eboreime E, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. Patients’ Expectations and Experiences With a Mental Health–Focused Supportive Text Messaging Program: Mixed Methods Evaluation. JMIR Formative Research 2022;6(1):e33438 View
  27. Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Vuong W, Hrabok M, Gusnowski A, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. Naturalistic randomized controlled trial demonstrating effectiveness of Text4Hope in supporting male population mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frontiers in Public Health 2022;10 View
  28. Obuobi-Donkor G, Eboreime E, Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Agyapong V. Prevalence and correlates of cannabis abuse among residents in the community of Fort McMurray, a city in Northern Alberta which had endured multiple natural disasters. Frontiers in Psychiatry 2022;13 View
  29. Gardner R, Haskell J, Jenkins B, Capizzo L, Cooper E, Morphis B. Innovative Use of a Mobile Web Application to Remotely Monitor Nonhospitalized Patients with COVID-19. Telemedicine and e-Health 2022;28(9):1285 View
  30. Obuobi-Donkor G, Eboreime E, Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Adu M, Owusu E, Mao W, Oluwasina F, Pazderka H, Agyapong V. Evaluating Community Resilience and Associated Factors One Year after the Catastrophic Fort McMurray Flood. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(23):16153 View
  31. Guerra O, Eboreime E. The Impact of Economic Recessions on Depression, Anxiety, and Trauma-Related Disorders and Illness Outcomes—A Scoping Review. Behavioral Sciences 2021;11(9):119 View
  32. Obuobi-Donkor G, Shalaby R, Eboreime E, Agyapong B, Phung N, Eyben S, Wells K, Hilario C, Dias R, Jones C, Brémault-Phillips S, Zhang Y, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. Text4PTSI: A Promising Supportive Text Messaging Program to Mitigate Psychological Symptoms in Public Safety Personnel. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2023;20(5):4215 View
  33. Aguilera A, Hernandez-Ramos R, Haro-Ramos A, Boone C, Luo T, Xu J, Chakraborty B, Karr C, Darrow S, Figueroa C. A Text Messaging Intervention (StayWell at Home) to Counteract Depression and Anxiety During COVID-19 Social Distancing: Pre-Post Study. JMIR Mental Health 2021;8(11):e25298 View
  34. Agyapong B, Shalaby R, Wei Y, Agyapong V. Can ResilienceNHope, an evidence-based text and email messaging innovative suite of programs help to close the psychological treatment and mental health literacy gaps in college students?. Frontiers in Public Health 2022;10 View
  35. Raeside R, Singleton A, Todd A, Partridge S, Hyun K, Kulas H, Wootton S, Dale M, Alison J, McKeough Z, McNamara R, Spencer L, Jenkins C, Redfern J. Lung Support Service: Implementation of a Nationwide Text Message Support Program for People with Chronic Respiratory Disease during the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2022;19(24):17073 View
  36. Agyapong B, Shalaby R, Vuong W, Gusnowski A, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Wei Y, Agyapong V. Text4Hope Effectiveness in Reducing Psychological Symptoms among Young Adults in Canada: Longitudinal and Naturalistic Controlled Program Evaluation. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2023;12(5):1942 View
  37. Singleton A, Raeside R, Partridge S, Hyun K, Tat-Ko J, Sum S, Hayes M, Chow C, Thiagalingam A, Maka K, Sherman K, Elder E, Redfern J. Supporting women’s health outcomes after breast cancer treatment comparing a text message intervention to usual care: the EMPOWER-SMS randomised clinical trial. Journal of Cancer Survivorship 2023;17(6):1533 View
  38. Owusu E, Shalaby R, Eboreime E, Nkire N, Agyapong B, Obuobi-Donkor G, Adu M, Mao W, Oluwasina F, Lawal M, Agyapong V. Prevalence and Predictors of Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms in Residents of Fort McMurray Five Years after the Devastating Wildfires. Trauma Care 2022;2(2):282 View
  39. Haro-Ramos A, Rodriguez H, Aguilera A. Effectiveness and implementation of a text messaging intervention to reduce depression and anxiety symptoms among Latinx and Non-Latinx white users during the COVID-19 pandemic. Behaviour Research and Therapy 2023;165:104318 View
  40. Šagud M, Janović M, Ćusa Z, Jakšić N, Krakan L, Begić D, Grubišin J, Janović Š, Jevtović S, Kosanović Rajačić B, Mamić G, Mikulić S, Marčinko D, Peleš A, Lisak M, Štimac Z, Živković M, Ćusa B, Wang W. Depression and stress levels in patients with different psychiatric disorders during concurrent early-phase COVID-19 pandemic and earthquake in Croatia. BMC Psychiatry 2023;23(1) View
  41. Pereira C, Vargas D, Santana K, Araujo M, Ueda N, Evangelista P, Nunes S. Intervenções para ansiedade que podem ser utilizadas por enfermeiros: revisão de escopo. Acta Paulista de Enfermagem 2023;36 View
  42. Singleton A, Raeside R, Hyun K, Hayes M, Sherman K, Elder E, Redfern J, Partridge S. A National Health and Wellness SMS Text Message Program for Breast Cancer Survivors During COVID-19 (EMPOWER-SMS COVID-19): Mixed Methods Evaluation Using the RE-AIM Framework. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2023;25:e45164 View
  43. Obuobi-Donkor G, Eboreime E, Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Phung N, Eyben S, Wells K, Dias R, Hilario C, Jones C, Brémault-Phillips S, Zhang Y, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. User Satisfaction With a Daily Supportive Text Message Program (Text4PTSI) for Public Safety Personnel: Longitudinal Cross-Sectional Study. JMIR Formative Research 2023;7:e46431 View
  44. Dias R, Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Vuong W, Gusnowski A, Surood S, Greenshaw A, Agyapong V. The effectiveness of CBT-based daily supportive text messages in improving female mental health during COVID-19 pandemic: results from the Text4Hope program. Frontiers in Global Women's Health 2023;4 View
  45. Owusu E, Shalaby R, Elgendy H, Mao W, Shalaby N, Agyapong B, Nichols A, Eboreime E, Nkire N, Lawal M, Agyapong V. Comparison of Resilience, Personal Recovery, and Quality of Life Measures Pre- and Post-Discharge from Inpatient Mental Health Units in Alberta: Analysis of Control Group Data from a Randomized Trial. Healthcare 2023;11(22):2958 View
  46. Elgendy H, Shalaby R, Owusu E, Nkire N, Agyapong V, Wei Y. A Scoping Review of Adult Inpatient Satisfaction with Mental Health Services. Healthcare 2023;11(24):3130 View
  47. Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Obuobi-Donkor G, da Luz Dias R, Agyapong V. Quality of Life Measured with the WHO-5 Wellness Index during Wildfire Season in Two Canadian Provinces—Cross-Sectional Study. Fire 2024;7(2):39 View
  48. Obuobi-Donkor G, Shalaby R, Agyapong B, Dias R, Agyapong V. Mitigating Psychological Problems Associated with the 2023 Wildfires in Alberta and Nova Scotia: Six-Week Outcomes from the Text4Hope Program. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2024;13(3):865 View
  49. Shalaby R, Vuong W, Agyapong B, Gusnowski A, Surood S, Agyapong V. Cancer Care Supportive Text Messaging Program (Text4Hope) for People Living With Cancer and Their Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Observational Study. JMIR Formative Research 2024;8:e53668 View