Clinique des maladies mentales et de l’encéphale (CMME), Centre hospitalier Sainte-Anne, 1, rue Cabanis, 75674 Paris cedex 14, France
Unité de psychiatrie addictologie, Centre hospitalier Bichat Claude-Bernard, 46 rue Henri-Huchard 75877 Paris cedex 18, France
- Key words: e-health, digital application, depression, communication tool, behavioral and cognitive therapy, information and communication technology
- DOI : 10.1684/ipe.2017.1687
- Page(s) : 654-9
- Published in: 2017
Depression is the most common psychiatric illness, and remains a challenge to treat because of its strong socio-economic impact, risk of chronicity, recurrence and cognitive disorders.
In the context of decreasing medical demographics and limited access to validated psychotherapies, a mobile application in French called Bloom-up attempts to provide out-patients with information, auto-evaluation, cognitive-behavior tools (cognitive restructuring, behavioral task, mindful meditation) and cognitive remediation.