Health & Fitness:Medicine
Digital Technologies for Behavioral Health
Dr. Joe Cummings and Courtney Furrow-White explore fascinating new technologies that are advancing mental health care yet, at the same time, are causing some concerns.
Joe Cummings, PhD
Technology Program Director
Performance Improvement Program Director
[01:21] Digital technologies include apps, AI, VR, and chatbots.
[02:13] There are an exuberant amount of applications for use.
[04:13] Digital phenotyping applications are still controversial.
[05:37] Digital applications may be the only mental health resource for some.
[07:06] Most of these applications are not subject to FDA regulation.
[10:09] Data on smartphone applications still in very early stages.
[13:01] There is risk for possible harm with some of these technologies.
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