Digital phenotyping using various sources of sensor data is expected to transform the practice of psychiatry in the next decade. One promising application in geriatric psychiatry is the use of wearable or environmental sensors to help guide the care of people with dementia. In this session, we will present on the development of some innovative technologies applied to the problem of how to objectively measure and monitor the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.

UAN: JA4008163-9999-20-130-H04-P
Activity Type: Knowledge Based



  1. To describe the correlations between actigraphy based measures of activity and clinician rated measures of agitation.
  2. To understand how motion mapping can expedite clinical detection of behavioral events and dementia.
  3. To describe the applications of computer vision to monitoring the health status of people with dementia.
  4. To consider ethical questions surrounding the use of sensors and artificial intelligence in the care of people with dementia.


Acknowledgements, Accreditation, and Disclosures

Acknowledgement of Support

This webinar is supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant provided by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).


The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco. All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved. (C7 SCS 6.1-­-6.2, 6.5)

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.

  • Andrea Iaboni
    • Winterlight LLC - Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member
  • Dallas Seitz
    • No relevant financial relationship exists
  • Ipsit Vahia
    • No relevant financial relationship exists


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