4th international workshop on mental health and well-being: Sensing and intervention

Akane Sano, Saeed Abdullah, Jakob E. Bardram, Sandra Servia, Elizabeth L. Murnane, Tanzeem Choudhury, Mirco Musolesi, Giovanna Nunes Vilaza, Varun Mishra

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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 slow, 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 three 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 2019- - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages899-901
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781450368698
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 9 2019
Event2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC 2019 - London, United Kingdom
Duration: Sep 9 2019Sep 13 2019

Publication series

NameUbiComp/ISWC 2019- - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers

Conference

Conference2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, UbiComp/ISWC 2019
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period9/9/199/13/19

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Sano, A., Abdullah, S., Bardram, J. E., Servia, S., Murnane, E. L., Choudhury, T., Musolesi, M., Vilaza, G. N., & Mishra, V. (2019). 4th international workshop on mental health and well-being: Sensing and intervention. In UbiComp/ISWC 2019- - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers (pp. 899-901). (UbiComp/ISWC 2019- - Adjunct Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2019 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3341162.3347764