Mental Health

A better solution for anxiety and depression

Millions of people suffer from anxiety and depression. Many turn to behavioral health experts like therapists and psychiatrists.

But sometimes feeling better can take a long time. Treatment options aren’t always straightforward or effective right away.

Diagnosis is often based on subjective information like surveys that ask patients how they feel on a scale of 1-10. Sometimes it’s hard to measure whether therapy and medication are working. That’s where Cogwear comes in. Our technology offers the first physiological vital sign for mental health. Patients and their healthcare providers can use Cogwear’s clinical-grade insights to better measure and understand anxiety and depression based on feedback from the body. And not just the body ─ specifically, the brain. Cogwear can provide therapists and psychiatrists, as well as hospitals or emergency care providers, with powerful insights during the screening process. Our technology can also support treatment. With Cogwear you can measure how different lifestyle changes, therapy, and medication impact your state of mind. No more guessing. The data is in front of you. This way, you and your healthcare providers can customize your care so you feel better faster.

A data-based approach to diagnosis and treatment

Our technology analyzes what’s happening in different parts of the brain, including the anterior cingulate cortex, which is related to anxiety and depression. It accurately discerns how much anxiety and depression are driven by situation or state (e.g. PTSD) versus trait or biological predisposition.

It also measures the degree of anxiety and depression, giving you and your care provider valuable physiological vital sign for powerful insights both during the initial screening and throughout treatment in primary and emergency care settings.

cogwear vs. surveys

We can do better than subjective surveys

Cogwear provides data that gives you and your team much better insights than the typical standard-of-care questionnaires and surveys used to screen anxiety and depression. In studies with more than 1,000 participants, Cogwear showed twice the sensitivity and the same specificity as subjective surveys. This means we can more quickly and accurately identify the 120 million people worldwide with anxiety who would otherwise be missed by screening surveys without putting anyone else needlessly through care.

Cogwear goes beyond typical feedback

Cogwear also outperforms wearable technologies that measure physical feedback other than brainwaves. For example, we offer a 32% more accurate measurement of stress and 58% more accurate measurement of anxiety than wearables that rely on physical measures like heart rate variability.

cogwear vs wrist based wearables
Patient wears Cogwear headband

Easier ongoing care

Not only does Cogwear help with the initial screening process, you can let your care provider check progress remotely and potentially take fewer trips to the doctor. With Cogwear, you’ll get an early indication of what’s working. This way your care provider can offer precision medicine that helps you get better and may prevent potential relapse.