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Rising concern about growth of unregulated mental health care apps

Posted On: Mar. 10, 2023 9:45 AM CST

The rise of AI in mental health care has providers and researchers increasingly concerned over whether glitchy algorithms, privacy gaps and other perils could outweigh the technology's promise and lead to dangerous patient outcomes, Axios reports. The Pew Research Center recently found widespread skepticism over whether using AI to diagnose and treat conditions will complicate a worsening mental health crisis. Mental health apps are proliferating so quickly that regulators are hard-pressed to keep up.