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Title: Choice of behavioral change techniques in health care conversational agents : protocol for a scoping review
Authors: Martinengo, Laura
Lo, Nicholas Y. W.
Goh, Westin I. W. T.
Car, Lorainne Tudor
Keywords: Science::Medicine
Issue Date: 2021
Source: Martinengo, L., Lo, N. Y. W., Goh, W. I. W. T. & Car, L. T. (2021). Choice of behavioral change techniques in health care conversational agents : protocol for a scoping review. JMIR Research Protocols, 10(7), 30166-.
Project: RG36/20
Journal: JMIR Research Protocols
Abstract: Conversational agents or chatbots are computer programs that simulate conversations with users. Conversational agents are increasingly used for delivery of behavior change interventions in health care. Behavior change is complex and comprises the use of one or several components collectively known as behavioral change techniques (BCTs).
ISSN: 1929-0748
DOI: 10.2196/30166
Rights: ©Laura Martinengo, Nicholas Y W Lo, Westin I W T Goh, Lorainne Tudor Car. Originally published in JMIR Research Protocols (, 21.07.2021. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published in JMIR Research Protocols, is properly cited. The complete bibliographic information, a link to the original publication on, as well as this copyright and license information must be included.
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