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dc.contributor.authorPocuca, N
dc.contributor.authorHides, L
dc.contributor.authorZelenko, O
dc.contributor.authorQuek, LH
dc.contributor.authorStoyanov, S
dc.contributor.authorTulloch, K
dc.contributor.authorJohnson, D
dc.contributor.authorTjondronegoro, D
dc.contributor.authorKavanagh, DJ
dc.date.accessioned2020-01-14T05:39:17Z
dc.date.available2020-01-14T05:39:17Z
dc.date.issued2016
dc.identifier.issn0747-5632en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.chb.2015.07.033en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/390248
dc.description.abstractBackground Risky single occasion drinking (RSOD; ≥4 drinks in <6 h) more than doubles the risk of injury in young people (15–25 years). The potential role of smartphone apps in reducing RSOD in young people is yet to be explored. Objective To describe the initial prototype testing of ‘Ray's Night Out’, a new iPhone app targeting RSOD in young people. Method Quantitative and qualitative methods were used to evaluate the quality, perceived utility, and acceptability of the app among nine young people (19–23 years). Results Participants reported Ray's Night Out had good to excellent levels of functionality and visual appeal, acceptable to good levels of entertainment, interest and information, and acceptable levels of customization and interactivity. Young people thought the app had high levels of youth appeal, would prompt users to think about their alcohol use limits, but was unlikely to motivate a change in alcohol use in its current form. Qualitative data provided several suggestions for improving the app. Conclusion Following revision, Ray's Night Out could provide an effective intervention for RSOD in non help-seeking young people. A randomized controlled trial is currently underway to test the final prototype of the app.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageenen_US
dc.publisherElsevier BVen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom207en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto214en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalComputers in Human Behavioren_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume54en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInformation Systemsen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPsychologyen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCognitive Sciencesen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0806en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1701en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1702en_US
dc.titleInitial prototype testing of Ray's Night Out: A new mobile app targeting risky drinking in young peopleen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articlesen_US
dcterms.bibliographicCitationPocuca, N; Hides, L; Zelenko, O; Quek, LH; Stoyanov, S; Tulloch, K; Johnson, D; Tjondronegoro, D; Kavanagh, DJ, Initial prototype testing of Ray's Night Out: A new mobile app targeting risky drinking in young people, Computers in Human Behavior, 2016, 54, pp. 207-214en_US
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/en_US
dc.date.updated2020-01-14T05:36:25Z
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