Objectives: To evaluate the effects of a mobile health intervention for self-management on self-efficacy, motor and non-motor symptoms, self-management, and quality of life in people with Parkinson's disease. Methods: A randomized controlled design was used. The participants were randomly assigned to an intervention or a control group. The intervention group (n = 20) received mobile health intervention comprising mobile applications, smartwatches, smartphone-based short text messages and information, and telephone counselling; whereas the control group (n = 23) received short text messages and telephone counselling for 16 weeks. Results: After 16 weeks, self-efficacy and non-motor symptom scores in the intervention group significantly improved compared to those in the control group. However, no significant differences were observed in the motor symptoms, self-management, and quality of life between the groups. Conclusions: The mobile health intervention for self-management is effective for self-efficacy and non-motor symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease.
- Information-Motivation-Behavioral skills model
- Mobile health
- Parkinson's disease
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