About the Authors

Frederick Muench

fmuench@northwell.edu

Affiliation Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health Great Neck, New York, United States of America

Katherine van Stolk-Cooke

Affiliation Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health Great Neck, New York, United States of America

Alexis Kuerbis

Affiliation Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College at the City University of New York, New York, United States of America

Gertraud Stadler

Affiliation Department of Applied Health Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Amit Baumel

Affiliation Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health Great Neck, New York, United States of America

Sijing Shao

Affiliation Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health Great Neck, New York, United States of America

James R. McKay

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Jon Morgenstern

Affiliation Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Department of Psychiatry, Northwell Health Great Neck, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Dr. Muench has equity in a mobile health company for health behavior change and consults with several other companies using mobile technology to facilitate behavior change. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: FM AK JM KVSC. Data curation: FM KVSC SS GS AK. Formal analysis: FM GS SS AB KVSC. Funding acquisition: FM AK JRM JM. Investigation: FM KVSC AK. Project administration: FM KVSC. Resources: FM. Supervision: FM KVSC. Validation: FM KVSC. Writing – original draft: FM KVSC GS AB AK JRM JM. Writing – review & editing: FM KVSC GS AB AK JRM JM.