Sonia Ponzo

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Bailey, K., Scheutzow, J., Cooke, E., Taylor, K., Silvestrin, F., Naumenko, A., … Ponzo, S. (2022). Employees’ support strategies for mental wellbeing during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic: Recommendations for employers in the UK workforce.

Zhaunova, L., Bamford, R., Radovic, T., Wickham, A., Peven, K., Croft, J., … Ponzo, S. (2022). Characterisation of self-reported improvements in education and health among users of Flo period tracking app: cross-sectional survey.

Ponzo, S., Wickham, A., Bamford, R., Radovic, T., Zhaunova, L., Peven, K., … Payne, J. (2022). Menstrual cycle-associated symptoms and workplace productivity in US employees: a cross-sectional survey of users of the Flo mobile phone app.


Ponzo, S., Morelli, D., Suksasilp, C., Cairo, M., & Plans, D. (2021). Measuring interoception: the CARdiac Elevation Detection Task. Frontiers in Psychology.

Morelli, D., Dolezalova, N., Ponzo, S., Colombo, M., & Plans, D. (2021). Development of digitally obtainable 10-year risk scores for depression and anxiety in the general population. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 1342.

Plans, D.*, Ponzo, S.*, Morelli, D., Cairo, M., Ring, C., Keating, C.T., Catmur, C., Murphy, J., & Bird, G. (2021). Measuring Interoception: The Phase Adjustment Task. Biological Psychology, 108171.

Bernard Dillon Obika, Nikola Dolezova, Sonia Ponzo, Sophie Valentine, Sachin Shah, Jonathan Gledhill, David Plans, Conor Nicholson, Cathy Walters, Laura Stephen, Serena Ng, Janet Ayres, Mario Petrou, Sunil Bhudia, Clare Denny, Hillary Schrauwers, Vias Markides, Implementation of a mHealth solution to remotely monitor patients on a cardiac surgical waiting list: service evaluation, JAMIA Open, Volume 4, Issue 3, July 2021, ooab053

Moro, V., Besharati, S., Scandola, M., Bertagnoli, S., Gobbetto, V., Ponzo, S., Bulgarelli, C., Fotopoulou, A. & Jenkinson, P.M. (2021). The Motor Unawareness Assessment (MUNA): a new Tool for  the Assessment of Anosognosia for Hemiplegia. The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.

Booth, A., Reed, A. B., Ponzo, S., Yassaee, A., Aral, M., Plans, D., … & Mohan, D. (2021). Population risk factors for severe disease and mortality in COVID-19: A global systematic review and meta-analysis. PLOS one, 16(3): e0247461.

Hemmings, N.R., Kawadler, J.M., Whatmough, R., Ponzo, S., Rossi, A., Morelli, D.,  Bird, G. & Plans, D. (2021). Development and feasibility of a digital Acceptance and Commitment Therapy-based Intervention for Generalised Anxiety Disorder: Pilot study. JMIR formative research, 5(2):e21737

Clift, A. K., Le Lannou, E., Tighe, C. P., Shah, S. S., Beatty, M., Hyvarinen, A., Lane, S.J., Strauss, T., Dunn, D.D., Lu, J., Aral, M., Vahdat, D., Ponzo, S. & Plans, D. (2021). Development and validation of risk scores for all-cause mortality for the purposes of a smartphone-based general health score application: a prospective cohort study using the UK Biobank. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 9(2):e25655.


Kawadler, J.M., Hemmings, N.R., Ponzo, S., Morelli, D., Bird, G. & Plans, D. (2020). Effectiveness of a smart phone application BioBase for reducing anxiety and increasing mental wellbeing: a pilot feasibility and acceptability study. JMIR formative research, 4(11), e18067.

Hadley, R. Eastwood-Gray, O., Kiddier, M., Rose, D. and Ponzo, S. (2020). “Dance like nobody’s watching”: exploring the role of dance-based interventions in perceived well-being and bodily awareness in people with Parkinson’s. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2769.

Chelidoni, O., Plans, D., Ponzo, S., Morelli, D. & Cropley M. (2020). Exploring the Effects of a Brief Biofeedback Breathing Session Delivered through the BioBase app. in Facilitating Employee Stress Recovery: A Randomised Experimental Study. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 8(10).

Ponzo, S., Morelli, D., Kawadler, J.M., Hemmings, N.R., Bird, G. & Plans, D. (2020). Efficacy of the Digital Therapeutic Mobile App “BioBase” to Reduce Stress and Improve Mental Wellbeing Among University Students: a Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth, 8(4).


Ponzo, S., Kirsch, L., Fotopoulou, A. & Jenkinson, P. (2019). Vestibular modulation of multisensory integration during actual and vicarious tactile stimulation. Psychophysiology, 56(10).


Ponzo, S., Kirsch, L., Fotopoulou, A. & Jenkinson, P. (2018). Balancing Body Ownership: Visual Capture of Proprioception and Affectivity During Vestibular Stimulation. Neuropsychologia, 117, 311–321.

*shared first authorship