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Pioneered computerized behavioral interventions.
Over 20 years experience in science and technology.
Researcher Configurable Palm-Based Self-Monitoring System

PICS (Personal Improvement Computer Systems), Inc. is a research and development firm that was founded in 1984 and is located outside of Washington, DC in Reston, VA. PICS specializes in the development and evaluation of health behavior and health communication technologies designed to improve health and well-being.

PICS has developed, evaluated and distributed a number of consumer products including LifeSign® and QuitKey® ( QuitKey.com ) for smoking cessation, DietMate® ( DietMate.com ) for dietary modification and SleepKey® ( SleepKey.com ) for treatment of primary insomnia.

PICS has also developed, evaluated and produced computer technologies for health professionals including DietMatePro® ( DietMatePro.com ) for monitoring dietary intake, CERTAS® ( CERTAS.com ) a user configurable self-monitoring system for researchers and clinicians and ( TherapyAdvisor.org ) a website designed to promote the adoption of empirically-supported psychosocial treatment approaches among mental health practitioners.

PICS has an active research division which has been awarded over 60 grants and contracts from the National Institutes of Health, primarily in the areas of smoking cessation, dietary management, exercise, insomnia, and behavioral monitoring.

For more information about PICS products or research activities, visit the corporate website at LifeSignUSA.com.

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PICS, Inc.
PO Box 2400
Reston, VA 20195-0400