Otsuka taps Medibio's quantitative mental health assessment for Abilify

Otsuka, the Japanese pharma company that makes the antipsychotic drug Abilify, has partnered with Australian digital health company Medibio to use Medibio ’s system to assess the efficacy of its flagship product. Medibio uses wearable-derived data about heart rate, motion, and sleep to create objective biomarkers for mental illness.
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Authors: Martínez-Sánchez SM, Martínez-García TE, Munguía-Izquierdo D Abstract OBJECTIVE: To analyze the clinical, psychopathological, physical, and sleep-related evolution of adolescents with restricting-type of anorexia nervosa (AN-R) after 10 weeks of a daytime hospital program. METHODS: Body composition, physical activity and sleep were measured objectively before and after 10 weeks of treatment. In addition, psychopathology and body image disturbances were measured with a self-report questionnaire. RESULTS: Fourteen female adolescents with AN-R (14.3±1.6 years ...
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Authors: Elías MN, Munro CL, Liang Z, Padilla Fortunatti CF, Calero K, Ji M Abstract BACKGROUND: Older adults who required mechanical ventilation while in an intensive care unit (ICU) require adequate sleep throughout recovery from critical illness. Poor post-ICU sleep quality may contribute to worsening impairments in physical, cognitive, or psychological status after critical illness, known as post-ICU syndrome. Previous research has evaluated post-ICU sleep with qualitative or mixed methods (eg, interviews, questionnaires). We proposed measurement of sleep with actigraphy. We hypothesized that nighttime s...
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The app requires no accessories or hardware other than the user ’s smartphone.  
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Background Older adults who required mechanical ventilation while in an intensive care unit (ICU) require adequate sleep throughout recovery from critical illness. Poor post-ICU sleep quality may contribute to worsening impairments in physical, cognitive, or psychological status after critical illness, known as post-ICU syndrome. Previous research has evaluated post-ICU sleep with qualitative or mixed methods (eg, interviews, questionnaires). We proposed measurement of sleep with actigraphy. We hypothesized that nighttime sleep is associated with length of stay (LOS). Objectives The aims of this study were to describe...
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