PROTOTYPE - SMART SYSTEM TO DETECT DEPRESSION IN ELDERLY
Daan Beverdam, Daniel Formolo, Gossa Lô, Matteo Pullano
Goal: System installed in homes of lonely elderly that identifies initial stages of depression and make interventions to reduce the risks of depression development.
We are experiencing an important demographic change around the world, with the increase of elderly people in our society. In the United States, the elderly population has grown 10-fold within the last century. According to projections by the US Census Bureau, about 1 in 5 Americans would be considered elder by the year 2030...
The Generic Model was improved for a more detailed model based on modern psychological theories like described in Hussain’s work. Besides models, some works propose systems to support depressed people. In another work, Both et al. present a agent system model to make interventions for different types of therapy...