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Positive Mood and Active Life Program to Reduce Depression Study

Testing the effectiveness of a 12-week intervention with long-term care facility (LTCF) residents with high depression rates.

Text-Messaging Intervention for Physical Activity in Permanent Supportive Housing

Testing the feasibility and acceptability of a pilot study with the goal of instilling personal goal setting and self-regulation in persons living in supportive housing through text messaging.

Social Support for Latino Diabetics with Text Messaging

A randomized clinical controlled trial to test the effect of social support training with friends and family of diabetes patients in increasing patient motivation and healthier behaviors.