Intelligent Mobile, Wearable, and Ambient Technologies for Behavioral Health Care

David D. Luxton, Jennifer D. June, Akane Sano, Timothy Bickmore

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18 Scopus citations


This chapter provides an overview of intelligent mobile, wearable, and ambient device applications for behavioral health care. Several of the latest advancements in these technologies are presented and descriptions of applicable artificial intelligence methods and technologies are provided. Examples of their practical applications in behavioral and mental health care are also provided. Design recommendations are given and relevant security, privacy and ethical considerations specific to the use of these technologies are discussed. The chapter concludes with a discussion of emerging technologies and opportunities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationArtificial Intelligence in Behavioral and Mental Health Care
Number of pages26
ISBN (Electronic)9780124202481
ISBN (Print)9780128007921
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015


  • Affective wearables
  • Ambient intelligence
  • Apps
  • Context awareness
  • mHealth
  • Mobile
  • Pervasive computing
  • Smart environments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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