The dopamine pathways critical to addiction and are also critical to certain social attachments (eg monogamy) And much of what we “want” may be outside…
TLDR; Digital mental health tools are not working in the real-world mostly due to adherence. We need to rethink our approach and design tools patients …
TLDR; We need to "close the gap" between mental health needs and what we can treat. To do this we need to focus on incorporating modern brain science a…
TLDR; Mental health is a public health problem and current institutions are not enough. Tech can "close the unconscionable gap between what we know and…
TLDR; Early studies of monitoring smartphone data show capabilities in detecting depression, mania, PTSD, and other strong correlations with traditiona…
TLDR; Digital phenotyping uses smart phone sensors and interactions to provide continuous, objective measurements of mental health for better diagnoses…
TLDR; Tech has the ability to address 5 major issues: measurement, access, care delay, fragmented care, and stigma. Digital phenotyping and digital int…
TLDR; Growing research opportunities funded by private companies can help physicians/scientists develop new diagnostics and therapeutics.
TLDR; We need deep partnerships between tech companies, clinicians, and researchers to bring product and data science expertise to the healthcare syste…
TLDR; In a field that hardly uses measurement; and where clinicians are too busy and patients are unmotivated; we need an objective, passive, ubiquitou…
TLDR; Although early human oxytocin studies are promising, we have to learn more about what oxytocin specifically targets in humans, and what doses are…
TLDR; Even though neuroscience is not fully actionable, psychiatry residents need to learn it because brain science will yield much more effective diag…