UbiHealth 2010: The 5th international workshop on ubiquitous health and wellness

Bert Arnrich, Venet Osmani, Giuseppe Riva, Jakob Bardram

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Abstract

This workshop continues the series of UbiHealth work-shops organized at the Ubicomp conferences. So far, the majority of work presented in earlier workshops and in the field of ubiquitous healthcare has focused on supporting people affected by somatic diseases. This year we call special attention on emerging research towards ubiquitous technologies for mental health and wellbeing. It is known that mental disorders are common diseases affecting all countries and societies. In recent years there have been various studies on correlating mental disease symptoms to objective physiological and behavioral measures in clinical settings. However, the current standard for diagnosis is still based on subjective clinical rating scales developed in the early 1960s. We see a new opportunity to exploit ubiquitous technology to provide the therapist with objective physiological and behavioral measures from the patient's daily life. The workshop will bring together researchers from ubiquitous computing and mental health professionals to present and discuss the latest work, focusing on how ubiquitous computing technology can be employed to design and support diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders and maintenance of mental wellness.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUbiComp'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing
Pages497-500
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2010 - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: Sep 26 2010Sep 29 2010

Other

Other12th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2010
CountryDenmark
CityCopenhagen
Period9/26/109/29/10

Keywords

  • health assistants
  • mental disorders
  • mental health
  • pervasive healthcare
  • ubiquitous computing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Human-Computer Interaction

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    Arnrich, B., Osmani, V., Riva, G., & Bardram, J. (2010). UbiHealth 2010: The 5th international workshop on ubiquitous health and wellness. In UbiComp'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (pp. 497-500). [1864497] https://doi.org/10.1145/1864431.1864497