In news sure to excite even the most melancholy of artificial intelligence-powered chatbots, mental health platform Woebot has closed its series B funding round with a whopping $90 million. [Read more…] about AI-powered Woebot raises $90M to scale up digital self-therapy platform
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To Treat Depression, Drugs or Therapy? (The New York Times):
“Until recently, many experts thought that your clinician could literally pick any antidepressant or type of psychotherapy at random because, with a few clinical exceptions, there was little evidence to favor one treatment over another for a given patient [Read more…] about Therapy or antidepressants? Coming soon: Brain activity “fingerprints” to personalize depression treatments
Two good recent pieces in The New York Times bring to the forefront the need to question status quo mindset and practices about how to measure and enhance brain health.
- “Curing insomnia in people with depression could double their chance of a full recovery, scientists are reporting. The findings, based on an insomnia treatment that uses talk therapy rather than drugs, are [Read more…] about Questioning brain health status quo in depression and Alzheimer’s