Therapeutic Mobile Apps: Democratizing & Monetizing PsychoTherapies; Enhancing & Replacing PharmacoTherapies.
Furthering our unpacking of the mentaltech space, let’s take a look at the subcategory of therapeutic mobile apps. These have an overlap with telepsych and VR categories, consists largely of eXBT apps. [eXBT = electronic miscellaneous behavioral therapies] I define these apps as those that either: 1) deliver therapy, or 2) are approved therapeutic agents themselves. Anecdotally, I think the greatest volume […]
What I‘ve been reading this week … TelaDoc; MediBio; Lyra Health; American Psych Association; etc., expanding access; growing evidence of efficacy
During my regular reading about developments in the digital mental health space, I like to occasionally share articles I have been reading which especially get at how digital mental health access is expanding and the barriers to adoption are weakening. Your further perspectives on these topics is appreciated. 1 TelaDoc taps underserved Mental Health patients with […]
Next up in our ongoing exploration of digital mental health categories is mobile apps, sensors and algorithms.Each are a distinct point solution and a significant tech industry sectors, in their own right. I am categorizing them as a combination as they are the ensemble behind a significant number of digital mental health solutions, that take […]
A Digital Mental Health Map Insight: MentalTech Development Cool; Adoption & Use Even Cooler (& Harder)!
Now further elaborating on insights and hunches which have occurred to me in my research, here is a third that occurred to me. Take a read and let me know what you think. Education & prevention solutions are relatively easy; treatment & recovery solutions are harder; persistent long-term use for outcomes is the hardest. Because of […]
Now further elaborating on insights and hunches which have occurred to me in this research, here is a second that occurred to me. Take a read and let me know what you think. [And I hope you enjoyed the rebus.] Application volume by disease seems to mimic the continuum of social mental disorder stigma. Mental disorders […]