Article Abstract

True technology-enabled mental health care: when will we trust the computers and robots?

Authors: Alishia Williams

Abstract

Burch et al. (1) report on internet-delivered cognitive behavioural therapy for older individuals with depression. As part of the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) initiative, the Authors report on secondary user data collected from individuals accessing an online therapy service either via referral from an eligible medical practitioner (noted as a general practitioner), or via self-referral.