Electronic monitoring of self-reported mood: the return of the subjective?

  title={Electronic monitoring of self-reported mood: the return of the subjective?},
  author={Abigail Ortiz and Paul Grof},
  journal={International Journal of Bipolar Disorders},
  • A. OrtizP. Grof
  • Published 29 November 2016
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Bipolar Disorders
This narrative review describes recent developments in the use of technology for utilizing the self-monitoring of mood, provides some relevant background, and suggests some promising directions. Subjective experience of mood is one of the valuable sources of information about the state of an integrated mind/brain system. During the past century, psychiatry and psychology moved away from subjectivity, emphasizing external observation, precise measurement, and laboratory techniques. This shift… 

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