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Smart helpers for people with depression

Dear Sir or Madam,

People with depression are often met with lack of understanding. Others do not perceive their severe condition but give useless advice like "Don't make a fuss!". Physicians can stand by their side with medication and therapy – but patients often need support after the doctor's visiting hours, too. Will smartphones and wearables be able to help here soon? Learn more in our current Topic of the Month!

Have a nice week,

Timo Roth
Editorial team

image: 12 - 15 November 2018, MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine in Düsseldorf

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Topic of the Month: Depression
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eHealth and mHealth – smart helpers for people with depression

Topic of the Month

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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.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
eHealth and mHealth – Smart helpers for people with depression

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