Opinion | Will Digital Technology for Therapy Increase Inequality in America?

Opinion | Will Digital Technology for Therapy Increase Inequality in America?

But there are signs of progress.

I have been part of one such experiment: My research lab recently developed MoodText. It is a low-tech way to reach people who may not have access to home computers or endless phone data and help them to make the most of their group cognitive behavioral therapy sessions for depression. After sessions, MoodText will send automated messages to track patients’ moods and remind them of lessons that they learned in their sessions. We have found that the addition of the texting program doubled the number of sessions attended from three (nontexters) to six (texters)

 
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America has targeted Russia’s technological fabric

America has targeted Russia’s technological fabric

ON FEBRUARY 24TH President Joe Biden announced a suite of sanctions against Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. The focus was on the country’s biggest banks, cutting them off from the dollar and limiting their ability to raise money abroad. But the announcement also contained a new kind of sanction, one that attempts to choke Russia’s supply of technological components. Mr Biden reckoned these measures would cut off “more than half of Russia’s high-tech imports”.

The American government has done something like this before to Huawei, a Chinese telecoms manufacturer, which it suspected of

 
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