Technology and mental Health might not sound very applicable together, but this combo is certainly working well. Today it's one of the best combinations the medical field has to offer. The excellent digital tools allow one to get the best use of technology. With every new invention, technology is providing better options and results in the mental health stream.
Mental health technologies based on Artificial Intelligence provide clinicians best solutions. Phone apps or virtual reality solutions can be the best stress-relieving tools. Many sensitive issues were resolved through technology during a pandemic.
The mental breakdown, loneliness, depression, unemployment, and health issues were effectively resolved by innovative apps and smart technology.
Though technology cannot replace the actual treatment, yes can provide positive solutions to some extent.
How Artificial Intelligence is Effective in Mental Health Treatment?
The International Red Cross Committee has recognized Chatbots in healthcare as commendable innovation. The artificial therapist is developing very effectively the solutions required for the cases of depression, anxiety, or mind fluctuation.
Virtual therapists are robots taking charge of cases and solving it through prebuilt programs. Initially, it was thought that being an AI therapist the results will be defined in a general category but the results were very impressive. People preferred Chatbots as they had no judgemental pressures. The technology detects not only communication but also nonverbal communication. Expressions and facial reaction detectors made it possible to catch every small reading of a patient and come up with accurate readings and remedies. People had the complete idea that they were dealing with robots and not humans, still, the comfort level and great confidence were seen by the users using Chatbot regularly.
How AI-Innovations Help Mental Health Startups?
Virtual Reality systems (VR)
The latest and most innovative mental health therapies are made possible by Virtual Reality (VR) is an easily available treatment that has successfully cured many anxieties, depression, autism, kids' mental problems, concentration problems, sleep disorders, etc
The sound is proficient in changing the brain wave impression and taking the mind into a deep mode of meditation and relaxation. It is used in various mental health treatments and is giving effective results.
Digital Symptom trackers
A lot of physical data collection on papers, keeping file records, and taking reading and symptoms records on time intervals was not giving quick results. The AI digital symptom tracker allows therapists to take daily recordings and data from users, analyze the readings and get better solutions in less time.
Electronic health data and AI-Algorithm records help to face emergency situations and treat them accordingly.
It has proved very beneficial in all the forms as it saves a lot of time and with regular updates keep user and clinicians well informed about the case.
What are the current tech trends?
Self-management mental health Apps
Health tracking applications for stress, overthinking, sleep problems, anxiety, breathing issues, heart rate monitoring, blood pressure readings, etc can all be accessible on your phone, there is an increase in the number of users, effectively using self-management apps.
Mind training and meditation Apps
A well-trained mind can be the strongest. Providing active and effective thought processes with the help of digital training through mind games, puzzle-solving apps, and good reading material that can give mind constructive results. Motivational videos or educational videos that give solutions to sensitive issues like anxiety or depression. Assign tasks and tracks the activities.
The most sensitive stages of mental health can be managed by various apps that help think happy and positive thoughts by giving online training, counseling on providing mental strength, and improving thinking ability through positive digital messaging and notifications.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Monitoring
Collaborative Empiricism in CBT is a self-monitoring comprehensive treatment. The therapist and the patient's collective participation in CBT through a digital monitoring platform facilitate smart solutions for the treatment as a strategic mechanism. Practical assignment modulations, test results, improvement scope, self-analysis, and development statistics are all monitored and saved for the therapist to study the case.
Future of Mental Health and Technology
An increase in the use of online mental support systems, mobile mental healthcare apps, chatbots, Video counseling, Artificial communication, guidance services, etc have been in great use. People relate to the technology and trust the process. It has shown many cases of the success rate reaching new heights.
Improvisation in communication and audience reaching techniques has boosted the use of Artificial intelligence at this time of need.
The easy access made available as the technology can be used on any available electronic platform. The AI support provides both artificial guidance through a graphical avatar or face-to-face therapist support, as preferred by the user.
Some of the benefits technology is offering the mental health fields are applications that are designed for complicated issues with comfortable UI for users to access easily. Easy availability of apps, use as per users' convenience and in the comfort zone, Treatment can be applied in complete privacy without disclosing any personal information, all data and records are incomplete security, Its cost-effective, service can be provided as and when required. Many people can benefit from the online service tool. The mental health developers should also focus on following proper regulations and applying strict policies should be an important factor to follow.
How Artificial Intelligence Health care system is taking over society?
Artificial Intelligence has taken away not just the technical industries by its stride but also the mental health app development fields. Innovation and the right blend of clinical technicalities and engineering together have developed tremendous mental health solution possibilities. The clinical support and machine learning techniques offer great emotional and sentimental backing. Taking input and providing emotional support at the right time is the best catch of AI health care apps. It offers round-the-clock availability.
Communication involvement, advice, task results, motivational talks, video sessions, and positive approach training are all factors that take utmost care to generate successful results. Constant improvisation in software and regular updates enhance productivity with mind-blowing results.
With the change of time and effective development of technology in the medical health sector, Innovation is at its best-placed position today. The crucial time of the COVID-19 pandemic was in many limitations it was challenging for us all to face the reality. AI and mental health development together provided not only innovative concepts but are equally useful.
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman