3 rd international workshop on mental health and well-being: Sensing and intervention

Saeed Abdullah, Akane Sano, Elizabeth L. Murnane, Mirco Musolesi, Jakob E. Bardram, Sandra Servia, Tanzeem Choudhury

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Abstract

Mental health issues affect a significant portion of the world's population and can result in debilitating and life-threatening outcomes. To address this increasingly pressing healthcare challenge, there is a need to research novel approaches for early detection and prevention. Toward this, ubiquitous systems can play a central role in revealing and tracking clinically relevant behaviors, contexts, and symptoms. Further, such systems can passively detect relapse onset and enable the opportune delivery of effective intervention strategies. However, despite their clear potential, the uptake of ubiquitous technologies into clinical mental healthcare is rare, and a number of challenges still face the overall efficacy of such technology-based solutions. The goal of this workshop is to bring together researchers interested in identifying, articulating, and addressing such issues and opportunities. Following the success of this workshop in the last two years, we aim to continue facilitating the UbiComp community in developing a holistic approach for sensing and intervention in the context of mental health.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages1681-1685
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781450359665
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 8 2018
Event2018 Joint ACM International Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2018 and 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2018 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: Oct 8 2018Oct 12 2018

Publication series

NameUbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers

Other

Other2018 Joint ACM International Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2018 and 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2018
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period10/8/1810/12/18

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information Systems

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Abdullah, S., Sano, A., Murnane, E. L., Musolesi, M., Bardram, J. E., Servia, S., & Choudhury, T. (2018). 3 rd international workshop on mental health and well-being: Sensing and intervention. In UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 1681-1685). (UbiComp/ISWC 2018 - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3267305.3274147