FREDERICK, MD, September 25, 2018 — A Square Group (ASG), LLC, a Woman Owned Small Business, has been awarded a one-year contract from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)—National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) to develop a mobile psychological application for use in the treatment of adolescents with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD). The app will be smartphone based and used by patients participating in a research study being run by the Emotion and Development Branch (EDB) as an interface to engage the patients and to capture and manage patient data and provide reporting and analytics.
The Emotion and Development Branch (EDB) is dedicated to study the pathophysiology, development, and treatment of pediatric mood and anxiety disorders.
According to ASG founder and President, Dr. Sara Singh,
“Part of ASG’s mission focus is to help people with behavioral health disorders overcome their challenges and help them gain the freedom to live functional and productive lives. We are greatly looking forward to collaborating with NIMH and leveraging our behavioral health and mobile technology expertise to bring positive results for EDB and patients involved in this research study.”