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Reducing depressive symptomatology with a smartphone app: study protocol for a randomized, placebo-controlled trial


Received: 27 February 2017

Accepted: 24 April 2017

Published: 12 May 2017

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Original Submission
27 Feb 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
24 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Tobias Krieger
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
24 Apr 2017 Editorially accepted
12 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13063-017-1960-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Berkeley College, New York, USA
Department of Psychology, University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania