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Evaluation of a short message service diary methodology in a nonclinical, naturalistic setting

Walsh, Erin; Brinker, Jaylene


Particularly suited to repeated measures in naturalistic settings, Short Message Service (SMS) is garnering increasing attention as a viable method of data collection. The current study explored issues of practical importance for the development of this methodology, including factors impacting on attrition and compliance, and participant perception of SMS. Using a business-card-sized questionnaire key, 98 university students were sent prompt SMS messages nightly for a week. Completion and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking
DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2012.0189


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