The implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in mental healthcare is an expanding area. From a clinician’s point of view, AI can be utilised to keep therapy standards high, refine diagnoses, monitor patient’s progress, and justify therapy options that avoid medicating clients.
In this inaugural eMHIC Special Interest Group webinar “The Role of AI in Mental Health “, experts from Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA shared their perspectives on: 1) Who and what does it take to implement AI technology in mental health care – how can we achieve this? 2) Potential gains for positive treatment outcomes following implementation of AI technology in mental health care.
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A Digital Human for Delivering a Remote Loneliness and Stress Intervention to At-Risk Younger and Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Randomized Pilot Trial
Loneliness is a growing public health issue that has been exacerbated in vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 pandemic. Computer agents are capable of delivering psychological therapies through the internet; however, there is limited research on their acceptability to date.
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AI-powered emotion analysis technology to help diagnose mental health conditions in seniors in Singapore
Image Credit: Opsis Emotion AI Through video calls, Opsis Emotion AI’s software will be used by counsellers to help diagnose mental health conditions such as anxiety, stress and depression. Emotional analysis technology developed by software solutions provider Opsis…
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The WHO guidance on Ethics & Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health is the product of eighteen months of deliberation amongst leading experts in ethics, digital technology, law, human rights, as well as experts from Ministries of Health. While new technologies that…