Chapter 2

Lifelogging Technologies to Detect Negative Emotions Associated with Cardiovascular Disease

Chelsea Dobbins1,  and Stephen Fairclough2     1Applied Computing Research Group, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK     2School of Natural Sciences and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UKE-mail:,


The repeated experience of negative emotions, such as depression, anger, or anxiety, can have lasting implications for long-term health. For example, experiencing frequent and recurring episodes of anger can increase the susceptibility to cardiovascular disease, with the associated burden on health services. Evidence is emerging that the development of protective ...

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