iPhone app that helps with Depression

July 19, 2009 in Health and Fitness (F)

[prMac.com] Lantana, Texas - Deep Pocket Series LLC today introduces Sad Scale 1.2, their depression screening solution for iPhone and iPod Touch. Designed to take advantage of the iPhone's unique abilities and interface, Sad Scale is created to help screen for depression in the General Population, PostPartum Depression, two children scales and Geriatric depression scale.

The application has 5 screening test and it tracks your scores and graphs your results. The user then can email their Primary care doctor, OB/Gyn doctor or health care provider. The test can be taken multiple times and the user can track for depression. It also takes you to different online resources for additional help.

Sad Scale is an IPhone application to help your health care provider follow your care. It is not a substitute for seeing a health care provider. This application contains to self screening test. The Zung depression test, Geriatric Depression scale and the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale are in this application. The application is easy to use and will store your scores on your IPhone.

This application should be used with your health care provider. It does not replace the judgement of a professional health care provider. Please discuss using this app with your health care provider. Dr. Castro states his goal is to increase awareness of depression. He hopes this app will cause patients to seek professional help and make a difference in someone's life.

The new features are the ability to track mood, energy and plot this information. The user can then email this information to their health care provider. Also, the new edition allows to keep a notepad. This information can also be emailed. For current Sad Scale owners the update is free.

Headquartered in Lantana, Texas, Deep Pocket Series LLC is a privately funded company founded in 2008 by Dr. Harvey Castro. By leveraging his longtime experience in the medical field, Dr. Castro's focus is on the creation of innovative educational solutions featuring high yield medical information, which ultimately led to the formation of Deep Pocket Series. The Deep Pocket Series focus is on helping other health care professionals continue to expand and review their medical base knowledge. Dr. Castro received his BA/BS in Political Science and Biomedical Science at Texas A&M. Graduated medical school from UTMB, and went to Emergency Medicine residency in Bethlehem Pa. He has proudly served his country in the US Army. Co-founder of Vital Complex heart vitamins. Copyright 2008-2009 Deep Pocket Series LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.