Kids Got Anxiety Disorders?

Parents will do anything to help their children. Read one man's story of chronic and severe anxiety that began early in his childhood. The editor of The Atlantic magazine, Scott Stossel still struggles with sometimes-disabling symptoms, but he manages his disorders and lives a successful and highly productive life.

Project TECH (Teens Engaged in Collaborative Health)

Eligibility Criteria

Patient

1)         Is between the ages of 14-18

2)         Has an e-mail account

3)         Is within a cellular network range the majority of the day and/or had regular access to the internet

4)         Is able to speak and read English

5)         Lives in the United States

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State
Illinois

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing and testing a mobile phone intervention that utilizes multiple methods of communication to provide care for depression and can continuously connect to, collect data from, and reach out to the adult patient.

Online Peer-Networked Collaborative Learning for Managing Depressive Symptoms

Eligibility Criteria

Patient

1)    Is at least 19 years of age
2)    Has an e-mail account, computer
3)    Has regular access to the internet
4)    Is able to speak and read English
5)    Lives in the United States

State
Illinois

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing technologies that may be used by adults to promote better mental health. These technologies include mobile phone applications, websites, or interactive characters. CBITs is developing a system that interprets and determines the patient's location, activity, social context, mood and aims to provide skills that may help individuals with depression.

Mobile Phone and Internet-Based Intervention for Depression (Mobilyze!)

Eligibility Criteria

Patient
1)    Is at least 19 years of age
2)    Has an e-mail account
3)    Is within a cellular network range the majority of the day
4)    Is able to speak and read English
5)    Lives in the United States

State
Illinois

The Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) is developing and testing a mobile phone intervention that utilizes multiple methods of communication to provide care for depression and can continuously connect to, collect data from, and reach out to the adult patient. CBITs is developing a system that interprets and determines the patient's location, activity, social context, mood and aims to provide skills that may help individuals with depression.

Sleep Problems and PTSD

Many people have trouble sleeping at times. But it's more likely after you have experienced an accident, war, assault, disaster, or other traumatic event.

You may find you are sleeping too little, or too much, or having nightmares. If these symptoms don't go away, get worse over time, or interfere with your daily life, it might be time to see a doctor.

Trouble sleeping and nightmares are two symptoms of PTSD.