The STEADY project: Managing depression with wearables -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

The STEADY project: Managing depression with wearables

Interview with Prof. Ulrich Hegerl, Executive Chairman, and Dr. Christian Sander, German Foundation for Depression Relief (Stiftung Deutsche Depressionshilfe)


Image: Smiling man with short grey-brown hair, glasses and suit - Prof. Ulrich Hegerl; Copyright: Stefan Straube

Prof. Ulrich Hegerl

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When a depressive episode is coming, affected persons use their smartphones differently and their sleep patterns change, for example - bur there are also other parameters than can be measured using mHealth.

Image: Smiling man with glasses and short red hair and beard - Dr. Christian Sander; Copyright: Stefan Straube

Dr. Christian Sander

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann