depression apps

By Laura Lovett April 18, 2018
Depression among college students has become a hot topic on university campuses as the number of students seeking treatment for this condition continues to grow.  Now Finnish Student Health System, Meru Health and eClinicalHealth are teaming up to study the efficacy and feasibility of a digital therapeutic intervention for depression in a randomized-controlled clinical trial.  “The number of...
By Laura Lovett March 19, 2018
Researchers at the University of Louisville found that a specially designed online program increased the rate of teen mothers that seek medical help for depression. The study, which was published by the Archives of Women’s Mental Health, reported a significant change in attitude, perceived control, intention to seek mental health treatment, and actually seeking depression treatment among the...
By Dave Muoio October 25, 2017
A newly announced study backed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck US, and Advocate Health Care will explore the effectiveness of a mobile app designed to improve engagement between patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) and their providers. The investigation will use the Advocate Pathway App to capture the start of or any adjustments to a patient’s antidepressant therapy. Through a...