Wearable Devices Capture Changes in Emotions, Behavior in Patients

Wearable Devices Capture Changes in Emotions, Behavior in Patients

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Wearable Devices Capture Changes in Emotions, Behavior in Patients

Skin conductance — the electrical activity on the surface of the skin in response to stimuli, as measured using wrist-worn devices — is indicative of changes in emotions and behaviors that affect the autonomic nervous system of Rett syndrome patients, a pilot study reports. Together, these alternations are known as emotional behavioral and autonomic dysregulation (EBAD), and common across a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders, study researchers noted. EBAD can effectively be managed with appropriate medications,…

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