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Back in the Game
Depression causes rising costs to society and companies alike:
PROBLEM
on average
36 days of work are lost per depressive episode.
Uncertainty regarding the outcome, as well as lost productivity
due to lack of concentration and engagement, add to that cost.
Insufficient
Current solutions are effective, but not always accessible.
treatment options
for depression
25-50
5-7
4Mio.
1Mio.
cause high costs to
%
months
people
employers
average waiting time
number of people
annual cost of de-
of people do not
for a placement in
living with depression
pression to a company
respond to medication
psychotherapy
in Germany
with 1000 employees
or stop treatment
because of side effects
SOLUTION
The first gamified
Engaging the gamified format overcomes symptoms of depression
that lead to low adherence rates in current digital solutions:
app based on
Lack of energy easy to pick up and low-threshold compared to week-long programms
Lack of enjoyment targeted game elements additionally stimulate reward mechanisms affected by depression
neuropsychiatric
Lack of concentration easier to follow than text-based solutions
trainings
Accessible
Effective
the app format helps wherever
based on research showing that simple cognitive trainings can reactivate
and whenever patients need it
brain regions involved in depression
One example for such a training is cognitive bias modification (CBM): in
Evaluated
depression, the focus shifts to predominantly negative thoughts, experiences
the final product will be tested
and events. CBM directs the patient’s attention to positive instead of negative
for its efficacy in a large trial
stimuli. This is also transferred into real life situations afterwards.
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As the costs for
BUSINESS
depression to businesses
rise with an increasing number of
MODEL
cases, we offer an immediate treatment
option to employers looking to reduce
Selling access
these costs. Companies can buy access
to our solution for their employees who
to the app to
can then download the app via an
anonymous platform provided by us to
employers
ensure non-tracability of downloads.
Benefits for the company
time
Primary prevention
Secondary prevention
Shorter treatment
Prevention of relapse
use on a daily basis helps
use after the onset of
use in addition to psychological
after a successful
to prevent depression
and pharmaceutical treatment
therapy
first symptoms helps to
early on
can shorten the time where an
battle the disease at an
employee is off work or working
early stage
with reduced productivity
Design by Maria C. Spohr