By Bettina Moltrecht, Praveetha Patalay,  Holly Alice Bear,  Jessica Deighton, & Julian Edbrooke-Childs  

 
Abstract

Background: Digital interventions, including mobile apps, represent a promising means of providing effective mental health support to children and young people. Despite the increased availability of mental health apps, there is a significant gap for this age group, especially for children (aged 10-12 years). Research investigating the effectiveness and development process of child mental health apps is limited, and the field faces persistent issues in relation to low user uptake and engagement, which is assumed to be a r...

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