Help us test the efficacy of Tomo!
If you are currently feeling low / blue and live in London, you may be interested in some research I am involved in. We are currently recruiting people to take part in trial of a new app – ‘Tomo’ which may help improve mood and psychological wellbeing.
What is Tomo and how can I take part?
Tomo is a peer support network and behaviour change app that helps people to manage their mental wellbeing. We are looking for (paid) volunteers to take part in a study which will evaluate the effects of using the Tomo app. If you are interested in taking part in our study you will be asked to use the app for eight weeks. Over this period the research team will measure how the app is used and how this affects your psychological well-being. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in focus groups which will explore what you liked about the app and what could be improved. You’ll get free use of the app, and be paid over £40 for your time.
Who can participate?
You are eligible to participate if you:
- You are over 18 years of age
- You own an iPhone and are prepared to use the Tomo app for eight weeks
- You self-assess as ‘often feeling low and / or often feeling blue’
- Can attend an orientation session at London South Bank University (at elephant and castle)
If you don’t live in London, I am afraid you can’t take part in this one, but I’ll keep you posted as to the results of our study (due to come out later this year).
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