Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/29014, first published .
Comparing the Effectiveness of Education Versus Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Real-time Pain Management Intervention for Sickle Cell via Mobile Applications (CaRISMA) Study

Comparing the Effectiveness of Education Versus Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Real-time Pain Management Intervention for Sickle Cell via Mobile Applications (CaRISMA) Study

Comparing the Effectiveness of Education Versus Digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Adults With Sickle Cell Disease: Protocol for the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Real-time Pain Management Intervention for Sickle Cell via Mobile Applications (CaRISMA) Study

Sherif M Badawy 1, 2, MD, MS;  Kaleab Z Abebe 3, PhD;  Charlotte A Reichman 3, MA;  Grace Checo 3, BA;  Megan E Hamm 3, PhD;  Jennifer Stinson 4, PhD, CPNP, RN-EC;  Chitra Lalloo 5, 6, BHSc, PhD;  Patrick Carroll 7, MD;  Santosh L Saraf 8, MD;  Victor R Gordeuk 8, MD;  Payal Desai 9, MD;  Nirmish Shah 10, 11, MD;  Darla Liles 12, MD;  Cassandra Trimnell 13, BA;  Charles R Jonassaint 3, 14, MHS, PhD

1 Department of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine , Chicago, IL, US

2 Division of Hematology, Oncology and Stem Cell, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago , Chicago, IL, US

3 Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA, US

4 Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, Lawrence S Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CA

5 Child Health Evaluation Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children , Toronto, ON, CA

6 Institute for Health Policy, Management & Evaluation, University of Toronto , Toronto, ON, CA

7 Johns Hopkins Sickle Cell Center for Adults, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, US

8 Sickle Cell Center, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago , Chicago, IL, US

9 Ohio State Adult Sickle Cell Program, Division of Hematology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, US

10 Division of Hematology, Duke University School of Medicine , Durham, NC, US

11 Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Duke University School of Medicine , Durham, NC, US

12 Department of Internal Medicine, East Carolina University , Greenville, NC, US

13 Sickle Cell 101 , San Jose, CA, US

14 Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh, PA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Charles R Jonassaint, MHS, PhD
  • Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health
  • University of Pittsburgh
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