Archive Tag: Treatment

An Associated Press article highlighted how universities and companies across the nation are developing smartphone technology to detect early signs of depression in younger generations. UCLA was amongst campuses highlighted in this sector overview.  The UCLA app referenced in the article is provided via the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Screening and Treatment for Anxiety and Depression (STAND) program. STAND assesses whether students are experiencing symptoms of depression and offers immediate treatment options best fit for their needs.

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Hosting collaborators from the University of Oulu Center for Ubiquitous Computing
Christopher Douglas (UCLA)

On November 8 and 9, 2018, the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) hosted collaborators from the University of Oulu.  Denzil Ferreira and his team from Oulu’s Center for Ubiquitous Computing – Dr. Aku Visuri, Dr. Yuuki Nishiyama, and Kennedy Asare – conferred with DGC members to formalize plans for using their smartphone-based behavior tracking platform in ongoing Read more