Carewear aims to make wearables available for use in clinical and research practice of wellbeing and care. To this end, several tools have already been developed:
The University of Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) and the Amsterdam University Medical Center (UMC) develop and test innovative virtual reality applications. In a new collaboration between these partners and the Carewear team, we will explore how wearables and algorythms for data analysis can contribute to measuring and objectifying VR experiences.
On February 4th, we organized a symposium to conclude our VLAIO Tetra project. With over 85 registrations, the symposium was big success. At the symposium, we not only described the progress we made within the project but we also gave the word to other innovative researchers in the field. Prof. Dr. Inez Germeys discussed the […]
On the 31st of January 2019, our VLAIO tetra project was completed after more than 3 years of succesful cooperation with the partners. This project was made possible by VLAIO and organisations interested in the implementation of wearables, who contributed with important expertise from their field of work and cofinancing. Within the project, we managed […]
The Expertise Unit Psychology, Technology & Society
The expertise unit is specialized in applied psychological research in the area of psychology and technology, social psychology and envrionmental psychology. Within the research domain of psychology and technology, there is a strong focus on the interaction between both domains and the synergy that goes with it, especially within mental healthcare and in human-technology interaction. The expertise unit is part of the department Applied Psychology of Thomas More University of Applied Sciences.
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This conference in Brussels organizes a thematic session on ‘Onlinetools for depression and suicide – from prevention to follow-up care’, which is chaired by Tom Van Daele. In this session, Nele De Witte will give an overview of how wearables can implemented in the prevention and treatment of depressive symptoms. The participants will be able […]
Glen Debard and Bert Bonroy will give an oral presentation at the BME conference in the Netherlands. They will present the technical challenges and innovations of wearable monitoring in the Carewear project and additionally go into how wearables can be usefully implemented in a clinical context.
In4care organises a festival of care innovation where actors and organisations that are active in healthcare can meet and inspire one another. Nele De Witte en Tom Van Daele will illustrate how technology can contribute to individualized mental healthcare at the Domus Medica connecting the dots stage. Carewear and the Phobos AR project will be […]
The German Association for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (DGPPN) is organising a conference in Berlin, which is focused on the future of mental healthcare. Tom Van Daele and Bert Bonroy will give a showcase in the eMen symposium, titled ‘E-mental health innovations and their implementation in Europe’. They will demonstrate how different types of wearable devices […]
The annual symposium of the National Committee on Biomedical Engineering’ (NCBME) is themed ‘Data Sciences and Healthcare’. Romy Sels will present a poster on how Carewear makes wearable data available for the prevention and treatment of mental illness.
The E-health task force of the European Federation of Psychologists’ associations (EFPA) is organizing a symposium at the University of Cyprus on Mental e-Health Treatment Inventions. Tom Van Daele will give a talk on how wearable technology can be used to improve current approaches to burn-out prevention and the treatment of depression. He will also present […]
The 9th conference of the Flemish Society for Mental Health (VVGG) is focused on diversity in mental healthcare. Tom Van Daele is chair of the symposium on mental health & technology. Nele De Witte and Romy Sels will present on the use of wearable technology in the treatment of depression and will demonstrate the Carewear […]
The eMen INTERREG project is aimed at promoting accessible, affordable, and effective digital mental health care in North-West Europe. At this conference, Romy Sels and Nele De Witte will give an oral presentation in which they provide an overview of the current technical challenges associated with the use of wearables and building a platform for the […]
The 2018 meeting of the Belgian Association for Psychological Sciences (BAPS) will take place at the University of Ghent and is focused on Psychological science of primary mental health care. Nele De Witte will present a poster on the Carewear project. This presentation will introduce the protocol of the Carewear trials as well as provide a […]