needgap, create startup ideas by solving problems http://needgap.com Submit problems for startups to solve for building startup ideas and creating products which people want. Mon, 30 Dec 2019 13:15:00 +0000 Sanity checker #mentalhealth #psychology I would like to have a mechanism by which users can check their mental health regularly themselves through a series of standardised tests. This would be very useful for someone with&nbsp;hereditary mental illness and would like to keep a tap on their mental health.<br><br><div>There are numerous occasions by which someone may be at the risk of mental illness apart from hereditary reasons e.g. environment, age, side-effect from infections of implants, accidents, medication etc.</div><div><br></div><div>An easily accessible system with which a user can track the progress of their mental health would bring more awareness towards mental health and its treatment. A fitbit for mental health?</div> 5 points posted by consiousbeing /problems/61-sanity-checker-mentalhealth-psychology 61 Mon, 23 Dec 2019 14:51:00 +0000 Personalised medicine for depression #mentalhealth #treatment It is not just that depression is hard, treating depression itself is very hard. Due to number of variables for the occurrence of depression like environment, genetics and numerous other factors in the brain; most common treatments available for depression don't work for everyone.<div><br></div><div>Patients with depression often have to undergo, long cycles of medication to see if the particular treatment has any positive feedback. Current treatment for depression like SRI/SNRI medications <b>do work for many</b> after several weeks but if it doesn't then the long course of medications, usually with side-effects are useless.</div><div><br></div><div>There is a need gap for personalised medicine for depression, where the patient can be diagnosed fast, easily and accurate medication be prescribed immediately instead of current trial &amp; error type of depression treatments.</div> 4 points posted by Anonymous /problems/24-personalised-medicine-for-depression-mentalhealth-treatment 24 Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:48:00 +0000