Thank you for your interest in this research on mental health apps.

You have been allocated to a condition involving the use of mobile app MoodMission.

Your participation will involve 5 steps.

  1. Completing the pre-study surveys (which you have already done!)
  2. Downloading Mood Mission.
  3. Completing the surveys on the app
  4. Completing the follow-up surveys that MoodMission will prompt you to complete in 30 days' time.
  5. Completing a final online survey in 30 days's time about your experiences using the app.
All information collected in these surveys is non-identifiable and confidential.
We ask that over the next 30 days you do not start using any new mental health apps apart from MoodMission.

If you have any other questions about this research, you can contact Dr. Chua Sook Ning at sookning.chua@nie.edu.sg
These interventions does not replace any existing mental health treatment you may be receiving or offers any emergency help. If you feel that you need help immediately:

You can call Befrienders Malaysia at +603-795 68145 or email them at sam@befrienders.org.my . Their phone lines are manned 24/7 by trained volunteers who are ready to listen to your story and to support you in your darker moments.

If you need emergency help, please go to the Emergency Room of any public hospital or call 999 if you cannot go there safely.

You can also click here to find out ways to keep a safe, including creating your own custom safety plan. .

Ready to start?

Follow these steps!
Download Mood Mission

As you have been allocated to a condition involving the use of mobile app MoodMission, participation will involve

  1. Downloading MoodMission
  2. Completing the follow-up surveys that MoodMission will prompt you to complete in 30 days' time.
  3. Completing a final online survey in 30 days's time about your experiences using the app

All information collected in these surveys is non-identifiable and confidential.

We ask that over the next 30 days you do not start using any new mental health apps apart from MoodMission.

If you have any other questions about this research, you can contact sookning@relate.com.my


Please now download MoodMission. Below are the steps to achieve this:

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone/Android.2. Search for "MoodMission" to locate the app (see below).
Iphone
Android
Please proceed to Step 2 only after you have downloaded Mood Mission.
Setting up Mood Mission

Now to setup MoodMission for use in this study:

1. Open MoodMission and create an account (see below)
2. When you reach the surveys screen (see below), tap on About You
3. VERY IMPORTANT: Enter "relatepilot" as your Group ID (see below). This will enable us to enter and file your data properly.
Use the app and complete surveys
 Now you need to complete some surveys on the app.
After entering your Group code, complete all the other surveys in the app. You will see a number of optional ones and some mandatory ones. Please complete the mandatory questionnaires so we can continue to track how you are feeling.

Thank you for downloading MoodMission and completing those surveys.
Please make full use of the app and explore all functions. We will be asking you on your experience of the app and whether you found it helpful!

We will remind you a month's time to complete the final batch of surveys.

If you have any other questions about this research project, you can contact sookning.chua@nie.edu.sg

FAQs

Yes! We understand that we are asking you tons of questions. These questions are time consuming, and we are very grateful that you are taking the time to do so. All these questions measure something different - whether its your mood, the way you see yourself, or general well-being. This will help us better understand the efficacy of this app and how it impacts people. The more we understand how to help people, the more people we can reach to improve their mental health!

Your answers really matter to us and will contribute towards our research, and the developing of better mental health resources in Malaysia.

There is no minimum or maximum usage of the app. Please use the app as often as you would like.

No. We ask that you use only Mood Mission during the course of the study.

No. Please continue your treatment as usual as prescribed by your doctor or psychologist. Mood Mission is not a replacement for any mental health treatment.

Yes! This study is open to all Malaysians above the age of 18. The only thing you need is a mobile phone and a data plan.

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