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
Should Combined CBT, Pharmacotherapy Be Reconsidered in MDD? (Psychiatry Advisor):
“Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) alone proved to be superior to the combination of psychotherapy and antidepressant medication in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD) in a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Psychological Medicine.
Antidepressant medication is associated with side effects and withdrawal symptoms and 23% more expensive than psychological interventions, [Read more…] about Study: To treat depression, therapy alone works better than therapy combined with antidepressants