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Major depression affects five percent of the U.S population. It is believed that 10-15% of women will suffer postpartum depression (PPD) after the birth of a baby.
PPD can lead to marital tension, suicide, and infanticide. This application contains the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale which is a simple questionnaire that you can take. The advantage of having this test available on your IPhone is that you will be able to test yourself and store the results for your doctor. The results can be emailed. The program will save the last 30 entries.
The Zung depression questionnaire contains 20 questions. This is a widely used screening tool. The user can take the test over and over. It will store your results so that you can share with your physician. The application will only keep track of one patient at a time. The tool should be used in conjunction with your health care provider. Sometimes patients do not realize that they are getting more depressed or having signs of depression. The goal of the application is to raise awareness of this disease and to help patients seek medical care.
Zung scale cannot take the place of a comprehensive clinical interview for confirming a diagnosis of depression. The Zung scale also provides a simple tool for monitoring changes in depression severity over time in research studies.
Geriatric Depression Scale this is a depression scale that has 15 questions and allows the user to keep track of the score and also allows the user to email the results to their healthcare provider.
Our goal is to increase awareness of depression and to have patients seek medical care early.
Speak to your health care provider and ask how you can use this tool as part of your tracking your symptoms.
Also, you can take a picture of your graph if you prefer and then email it to your health care provider. In order to take pictures of screens please read instructions on our website.
* DISCLAIMER: This is not a substitute for seeking medical care, and has its limitations. This is a tool to be used with the care of a health care provider to follow management of current disease or to help screen. This is not a perfect test, we advise you consult with your physician if you feel you need help or go to the nearest emergency room. The scales cannot take the place of a comprehensive clinical interview for confirming a diagnosis of depression.
Please seek professional help if you are worried about depression or would like a full medical evaluation.
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What's New in Version 1.2
We have added a Mood bar where the user can check how they feel and keep track of their mood & energy. The app will then graph and allow the user to email this information as long as they have an email account and internet access.
Note pad: Many users keep logs on How they feel. This app will allow you to do so and email the log to your doctor.
We have made the questions easier to read. We added one more children scale.
- NT$ 30
- Category: Medical
- Updated: 16 July 2009
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 0.7 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Deep Pocket Series LLC
- © 2009
Compatibility: Requires iOS 2.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.