Smartphones have become our everyday companions. A lot of people are critical of this: On the one hand, they connect us to everything and everybody, on the other hand, we lack time and concentration for personal contacts and our surroundings because of them. Still, smartphones and other wearables are a great asset for medicine, as they help people to stay healthy or to manage a chronic illness, for example. Read in our Topic of the month what this can look like for people with depressions.
From data to diagnosis – digital help for depression
Digital therapist – data protection for depression apps
The STEADY project: Managing depression with wearables