The authors thank the Mental Health Commission for funding for the production of the smartphone application and also for granting copyright permission to use the content of the booklet: ‘Your Guide to the Mental Health Act 2001.’ The authors also thank Dr Declan Murray, Consultant Psychiatrist for his support of the project and Dr Larkin Feeney, Consultant Psychiatrist who reviewed the smartphone application during its production. The authors are grateful to Prof Brendan Kelly for reviewing and providing valuable feedback on the questionnaire used in the study. The smartphone application was produced by the company ‘Boosted Human,’ based in Melbourne, Australia.
This research received funding from the Mental Health Commission for the production of the smartphone application.
Conflicts of Interest
All authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
The authors assert that all procedures contributing to this work comply with the ethical standards of the relevant national and institutional committee on human experimentation with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008. Ethical approval was obtained from the Beaumont Hospital Ethics Committee. The Mental Health Commission provided permission for the booklet ‘Your Guide to the Mental Health Act 2001’ to be converted into a smartphone app.
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