An Event-driven Psychophysiological Assessment for Health Care

Silvia Serino, Pietro Cipresso, Gennaro Tartarisco, Giovanni Baldus, Daniele Corda, Giovanni Pioggia, Andrea Gaggioli, Giuseppe Riva

Abstract

Computerized experience-sampling method comprising a mobile-based system that collects psychophysiological data appears to be a very promising assessment approach to investigate the real-time fluctuation of experience in daily life in order to detect stressful events. At this purpose, we developed PsychLog (http://sourceforge.net/projects/psychlog/) a free open-source mobile experience sampling platform that allows psychophysiological data to be collected, aggregated, visualized and collated into reports. Results showed a good classification of relaxing and stressful events, defining the two groups with psychological analysis and verifying the discrimination with physiological measures. Our innovative approach offers to researchers and clinicians new effective opportunities to assess and treat psychological stress in daily-life environments.

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Serino S., Cipresso P., Tartarisco G., Baldus G., Corda D., Pioggia G., Gaggioli A. and Riva G. (2012). An Event-driven Psychophysiological Assessment for Health Care . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health - Volume 1: MindCare, (BIOSTEC 2012) ISBN 978-989-8425-92-8, pages 25-34. DOI: 10.5220/0003884200250034


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@conference{mindcare12,
author={Silvia Serino and Pietro Cipresso and Gennaro Tartarisco and Giovanni Baldus and Daniele Corda and Giovanni Pioggia and Andrea Gaggioli and Giuseppe Riva},
title={An Event-driven Psychophysiological Assessment for Health Care},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health - Volume 1: MindCare, (BIOSTEC 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={25-34},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003884200250034},
isbn={978-989-8425-92-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health - Volume 1: MindCare, (BIOSTEC 2012)
TI - An Event-driven Psychophysiological Assessment for Health Care
SN - 978-989-8425-92-8
AU - Serino S.
AU - Cipresso P.
AU - Tartarisco G.
AU - Baldus G.
AU - Corda D.
AU - Pioggia G.
AU - Gaggioli A.
AU - Riva G.
PY - 2012
SP - 25
EP - 34
DO - 10.5220/0003884200250034