Technology

Stories on the intersection of mental health and technology.

Rishad Patel
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Your loud is becoming my loud. And I didn't opt in.

Passive audio is the new passive smoking.

Tanmoy Goswami
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Data. Ta-da!

How would you feel if your therapist sold your private information to advertisers?

Tanmoy Goswami
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Mental health's cybersecurity nightmare is here. Now what?

In March alone, three alarming cybersecurity incidents have been reported in mental health organisations across the world.

Deepa Singh
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Data v humans: this is how we win the battle for the future of mental healthcare

Disturbing application of user data by a popular mental health helpline shocked the world. We must push back.

Tanmoy Goswami
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The mental health tech debate is not about tech at all

Why the increasingly loud debate over the role of technology in mental health is a dangerous distraction.

Tanmoy Goswami
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The fascinating, untold story of #MentalHealth Twitter

What can Twitter's new CEO do to take forward one of the platform's most compelling but unsung legacies?

Tanmoy Goswami
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Your therapist is a chameleon. How does that make you feel?

Therapy's great promise was constancy. Not any more.

Tanmoy Goswami
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No, therapy apps won't kill Freud

Freudian psychoanalysis and cognitive behavioural therapy have been at war over the soul of therapy. Can the rise of technology deliver a winner?

Tanmoy Goswami
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Inside Zoom's big bet on mental health

Drowning in 'Zoom fatigue'? The most iconic company of the work from home age is quietly crafting a different legacy.

Tanmoy Goswami
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The war for the future of mental health is being fought in schools

The US has seen a boom in demand for student surveillance software to protect children from harmful behaviour. The rest of the world needs to start thinking about its ramifications for our children - and the larger future of mental health.

Tanmoy Goswami
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I live streamed my panic attack on Instagram

If the world asks you to distribute your pain pro bono for the benefit of others — SHOW THEM THE MIDDLE FINGER.