Universal mental health screening with a focus on suicidal behaviour using smartphones in a Mexican rural community: protocol for the SMART-SCREEN population-based survey Articles uri icon

authors

  • ARENAS CASTAÑEDA, PAVEL E.
  • AROCA BISQUERT, FUENSANTA
  • MARTINEZ NICOLAS, ISMAEL
  • CASTILLO ESPINDOLA, LUIS A.
  • BARAHONA, IGOR
  • MAYA HERNANDEZ, CYNTHYA
  • LAVANA HERNANDEZ, MARTHA MIRIAM
  • MANRIQUE MIRON, PAULO CESAR
  • ALVARADO BARRERA, DANIELA GUADALUPE
  • TREVIÑO AGUILAR, ERIK
  • BARRIOS NUÑEZ, AXAYACATL
  • DE JESUS CARLOS, GIOVANNA
  • VILDOSOLA GARCES, ANABEL
  • FLORES MERCADO, JOSSELYNE
  • BARRIGÓN ESTEVEZ, MARÍA LUISA
  • ARTES RODRIGUEZ, ANTONIO
  • DE LEON, SANTIAGO
  • MOLINA PIZARRO, CRISTIAN ANTONIO
  • ROSADO FRANCO, ARSENIO
  • PEREZ RODRIGUEZ, MERCEDES
  • COURTET, PHILIPPE
  • MARTINEZ ALES, GONZALO
  • BACA GARCIA, ENRIQUE

publication date

  • July 2020

start page

  • 1

end page

  • 8

issue

  • 7

volume

  • 10

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2044-6055

abstract

  • Introduction Mental disorders represent the second cause of years lived with disability worldwide. Suicide mortality has been targeted as a key public health concern by the WHO. Smartphone technology provides a huge potential to develop massive and fast surveys. Given the vast cultural diversity of Mexico and its abrupt orography, smartphone-based resources are invaluable in order to adequately manage resources, services and preventive measures in the population. The objective of this study is to conduct a universal suicide risk screening in a rural area of Mexico, measuring also other mental health outcomes use disorders. [...]

keywords

  • health surveys; mass screening; mental health; smartphone; suicidal ideation