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Study: Texting And Driving Kills More Teens Annually Than Drinking And Driving « CBS New York [VIDEO]

[youtube http://youtu.be/4LmbgtJa4Eg] NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Texting while driving has now surpassed drinking and driving as the leading cause of death among teens, according to a new study. More than 3,000 … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Friendship 2.0: Adolescents’ experiences of belonging and self-disclosure online – Science Direct.com – Journal of Adolescence

Abstract This study explores the role that digital media technologies play in adolescents’ experiences of friendship and identity. The author draws on findings from in-depth interviews with 32 adolescents (15 … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tailored Rapid Interactive Mobile Messaging (TRIMM) for Weight Management Among Underserved Adults | Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine

Abstract Background: While obesity continues to escalate as an important clinical and public health problem, it remains a challenge for physicians to help obese patients lose weight. Most existing therapeutic options … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Study Compares Effectiveness of Telephone-Administered vs. Face-to-Face Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression | Digital News Release

CHICAGO – Patients with major depression who received telephone-administered cognitive behavioral therapy (T-CBT) had lower rates of discontinuing treatment compared to patients who received face-to-face CBT, and telephone administered treatment … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

75 Percent of Homeless Youth Use Social Media, Study Indicates – NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly – Promoting an active and engaged democracy.

BY AINE CREEDON, http://nonprofitquarterly.org Researchers from the University of Alabama and the National Science Foundation have recently released a study in Computers in Human Behavior titled “The homeless use Facebook?! … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social Media Fuels Low Self-Esteem, Anxiety [STUDY]

by Lauren Indvik, mashable.com Social media may do more harm than good when it comes to personal well-being, a small study from the University of Salford in the UK indicates. … Continue reading

July 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Randomized controlled study shows mobile app improves glucose control in Type 1 Diabetics

Morwenna Kirwan, MHMSc, Corneel Vandelanotte, PhD, Mitch J Duncan, PhD, Andrew Fenning, PhD, via imedicalapps.com … The aim of our study was to examine the effectiveness of a free smartphone … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

What’s Your Teen Hiding Online? [STUDY]

by Allegra Tepper, mashable.com Teens have long been hiding their racier activity from their parents. According to a new study from security technology company McAfee, the internet is causing that … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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