From data to diagnosis – digital help for depression


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We can't look inside the mind of another person. The diagnosis "depression" is therefore particularly difficult.

Diagnosing an invisible disease

Of smartphones, sensors, and self-management

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Electronic health services can help to diagnose, treat and manage depression.

Collecting and protecting data

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The use of telemedicine is always accompanied by questions of data protection.

Potential of digitized healthcare

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