Thursday, January 26, 2023

Tag: mental health apps

New App Aims to Predict Whether People with Psychosis Are Worth...

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“Unfortunately, the ethical considerations of incorporating these tools are rarely acknowledged in published prediction articles,” the researchers write.

Questioning the Moral Panic Around Teletherapy: An Interview with Hannah Zeavin

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MIA's Emaline Friedman interviews Hannah Zeavin about what the history of teletherapy reveals about its limitations and radical potential.

Mental Health and Emotion in the Digital Age: An Interview with...

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MIA's Tim Beck interviews psychologist Ian Tucker about the relationships between digital technologies, emotion, and mental health.

Mental Health Apps: AI Surveillance Enters Our World

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While the developers are promoting the apps as a public health initiative, they are effectively an AI that would be snooping on you at all times—ostensibly coming to know you better than you know yourself. And ultimately doing so for commercial purposes that will expand the psychiatric enterprise.

Mobile Apps for Mental Health Lack Transparency in Data Sharing

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Research illustrates privacy concerns with how mental health applications collect and share users’ data.

Mental Health Apps May Lead to Overdiagnosis, Study Finds

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A new study finds that mental health apps promote a one-dimensional view of mental health.

Smartphone Based Interventions for Depressive Symptoms

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New meta-analysis of smartphone based interventions demonstrates small-to-moderate effect.

“Can Mental Health Apps Bring Therapy to a Wider Population?”

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From the Pacific Standard: “Mental health apps offer therapeutic solutions at far more flexible price points, schedules, and platforms than traditional therapy. But with...